Tag Archives: TPR

Dissertation and desertion (Rousse)

My dissertation was due for submission in a matter of weeks and I hadn’t started it even though I had all the access to resources that I would ever need, now that I lived in a cubby hole in the … Continue reading

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New York Times publishes coded message to run Trump out of town (Rousse)

How could this be a holiday if I were sleeping at the lecturer’s desk in front of a class of thirty, all of whom were also extremely angry that the week of sunshine, sea and sand that they had been … Continue reading

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Funeral phone confiscation (Rousse)

After a young student died while resident at the Manor House at the University of Birmingham, TPR and I were despatched to London to attend his funeral. The memorial event itself was for a random selection of the recently deceased, … Continue reading

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My lover David Mitchell (Rousse)

David Mitchell had been in love with me since 1984. Unfortunately for him I was very married. He chose to ignore every sign of my ‘taken’ status – the several bands of gold and jewels prominently displayed on my ring … Continue reading

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Dunbar clears the sea for water tractor (Rousse)

On a Friday at the height of summer, day trippers gathered at the coast in Dunbar to sunbathe and swim in the North Sea. I passed KT laying out a blanket in a suntrap on the grass as I made … Continue reading

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Kidnapped kept woman (Rousse)

I was kidnapped twice. On each occasion my kidnapper was one of my former drama teachers. The first time TPR rescued me and took me to live in his white-washed bungalow in the countryside. Then one day I made the … Continue reading

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Dinner with the Beckhams (Rousse)

‘You need to be ready at 6:30pm for David to pick us up for our evening with the Beckhams’, I said to TPR – just loud enough for everyone in the queue to hear me. Many heads turned to see … Continue reading

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Mobility scooter road hog emigrates to Canada (Rousse)

TPR finally confessed that he had been unfaithful to me for years, having slept with numerous women from the very start of his career. I was not entirely surprised, but it was a real shock that he was leaving me … Continue reading

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Escape from the giant drag queen monster (Rousse)

TPR scooped me up into his arms to carry me and run for our lives. Eventually there was sufficient distance between us and the monster: an eight foot, heavily made up, bald, drag queen with red flashing eyes primed to … Continue reading

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Naked swimmer’s shame (Rousse)

TPR was about to bring even more shame upon us. After our long swim downstream, he hauled himself out of the river in the middle of a densely populated American city, peeled off his wetsuit, and declared that it was … Continue reading

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