Tag Archives: Spanish

Planning for bi-lingual off-spring (Rousse)

My bride-to-be was a Spanish heiress who was due to inherit a massive fortune from her financier father. Her parents approved of our match, even though I was foreign and female. The one thing that I looked forward to most … Continue reading

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A polyglot and a primate (Rousse)

TPR threatened to accompany me to the ball naked. Happily, instead, he dressed in his dinner suit. However, he did have a big surprise for me. He had rounded up my two best friends from undergraduate days (HJ and SL) … Continue reading

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The lost and a linguist in Toronto (Rousse)

TPR and my cousin N both left the shopping mall before I had a chance to put my change into my purse and gather my bags. When I eventually followed them out into the Toronto streets I could no longer … Continue reading

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Getting rid of an unwanted Spanish husband (Rousse)

What on earth had I done by marrying a weedy Spaniard? I was in love with TPR! Communication between me and my new husband was very poor, and I didn’t even fancy the silly little man. He made such a … Continue reading

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Selling timeshares in Spain with coconut cakes and coffee (Rousse)

We knew that KMcM lived and worked in Spain, so it came as no surprise to find her in a hotel ballroom delivering a presentation on timeshares in a long shimmery black backless dress that showed off her tan. We … Continue reading

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Rousse recovers from a fashion faux pas by dancing the bare-topped tango

Perhaps the reunion was a failure because it was organised by a black and white border collie? I felt uncomfortable from the moment that I arrived. Two girls from my sixth form English class, N and C, were the first … Continue reading

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Kevin McCloud advises Rousse on housing law

Kevin McCloud wandered into my Edinburgh flat just at the right moment. His knowledge of housing law would deal with the squatting Spaniards. I had never heard of this strange ancient tradition that, they claimed, gave them the right to … Continue reading

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The Doctor will NOT be with Belle shortly

Where exactly was the flight to London? I was an anonymous person waiting in a departure lounge for the German ‘hostesses’ – or indeed anyone – to notice me. Just think how astonished they would be when my good friend, … Continue reading

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