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Reuniting teddy bears at the White House (Rousse)

My efforts were paying off: after hours of wading my way through mountains of junk, at the White House (Hartburn) I managed to group families of teddy bears that had been separated for years. In most cases they comprised threesomes, … Continue reading

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Jack Charlton shakes off fans in Cardiff (Rousse)

When VE and I heard that Jack Charlton was at the reception in Cardiff we made it our business to track him down. He said that he remembered meeting her, and her teddy, on the train years earlier, but I … Continue reading

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Alan Sugar’s son sews (Rousse)

Lord Alan Sugar was the father of the boy. I might have been his mother, and possibly also Lord Sugar’s wife, but I could not be certain. Whatever my status in the household, I took it upon myself to entertain … Continue reading

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Sad of fate of seal fur teddy left on train (Rousse)

Somewhere south of Northallerton the train ground to a halt, the carriage fell dark, and the guard called to the passengers to climb out to the track as fast as they could. I grabbed my green handbag and laptop bag, … Continue reading

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Facilities at the best hotel in China (Rousse)

On a recent business trip I enjoyed the facilities of the best hotel in China. Each room boasted: A bathroom mirror that was so sophisticated that it could show you the state of the back of your teeth; A cellophane-wrapped … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Highlands – Goldilocks style (Rousse)

I was fast asleep next to TPR in the main bedroom of our cottage in Perthshire when the noise awoke us at 02:00. Did we see faces at the window, or was the commotion coming from the floor below? We … Continue reading

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Green teddy bears seek release from Edinburgh airport (Rousse)

For a reason that I could not understand AA and IR had clubbed together to buy me a celebratory present that comprised a collection of green cuddly toys and some rather bizarre clothing, much of it the same colour. Rather … Continue reading

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