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A busy morning with Uncle J (Rousse)

My Uncle J sat on the sofa and enthused about his new business idea: to sell custom-made T-shirts to the British middle classes. I told him that this venture was doomed to failure. I was British and middle class, and … Continue reading

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Dismantling a dog, rib by rib (Rousse)

The steak dropped out of my shopping bag and fell to the ground. A dog dashed forward to grab the meat. The dog’s owners tackled the dog. The only way to retrieve the steak from the dog was to remove … Continue reading

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Confusion over raw steak and murder victim body parts (Rousse)

I asked my sister-in-law J where I should store the raw steak. I didn’t want to put it anywhere near the butchered corpse in case it was mistaken for part of J’s murder victim. J suggested that I put it … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson recommends bingo and a steak (Rousse)

“Boris Johnson told us that we might as well go and play a game of bingo and get a steak for our lunch. It’s going to take ages for them to sort out the photography” said my contact. Boris had … Continue reading

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Belle’s birthday bash

Considering this trip to Stoke was my birthday treat, I seemed to be having quite a lot of work to do. I had to supervise the rehearsals of the trapeze act, buy the train tickets and rearrange the UK train … Continue reading

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Nigella Lawson versus Gordon Ramsey, and information retrieval with Winnie the Pooh (Rousse)

The terms “August” and “camping” go well together. However, when the word “Scotland” is thrown into the same sentence, a small alarm bell should sound in your brain. Unfortunately TPR and I were so delighted when my sister J and … Continue reading

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