Tag Archives: TPR

Alien pink babies emerge from the plumbing (Rousse)

I was returning the keys of the Lomax so that someone else could take it for a drive when a woman at the sink shrieked. ‘It’s Elaine’s head – as a baby!” she shouted ‘And several more of them coming … Continue reading

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Errant husband proves sex diet builds muscles and attracts women (Rousse)

A sly grin spread across TPR’s face. Keen to learn the source of his amusement, I leant over the kitchen table and snatched the iPad from his hands. My heart sank when I saw the x-rated message on the screen. … Continue reading

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A foul-mouthed husband in a frilly shirt (Rousse)

It was Sunday and TPR was in a terrible mood. From my corner of the garden I could hear him swearing as he dug deeper and deeper into the hard ground to prepare a spot for repositioning the pond. From … Continue reading

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Suffrajet ban on the Isle of Man (Rousse)

TPR explained that he could not possibly live on the Isle of Man because the song Worthy by the Suffrajets was on the island’s banned music list.

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A mistaken case of coronavirus (Rousse)

At night the streets swarmed with Chinese nurses clothed head to toe in blue scrubs and heavy duty PPE. When I returned home I found a team of them around TPR’s bed. His lips were blue and he was complaining … Continue reading

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Speeding in Stockton-on-Tees (Rousse)

TPR drove at top speed along Bishopton Avenue, then continued straight on at the junction with Bishopton Road West and into Oxbridge Avenue. What he didn’t appreciate was that since his last visit to this part of Stockton-on-Tees two decades … Continue reading

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Failed seduction in a Birmingham bedsit (Rousse)

Even though I vowed to him that I would never stray from the arms of TPR, my father’s cousin did his clumsy best to seduce me. His attachment to a thin ornamental walking cane – supposedly a support for his … Continue reading

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New boys in town (Rousse)

The first duty of CM’s three boys when they moved up to Edinburgh from Leeds was to surprise me at 6:00am on my birthday. The little one was most enthusiastic, especially when I said that I would play board games … Continue reading

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Barry Cryer’s autograph (Rousse)

I overheard Barry Cryer’s minder announce to the theatre staff that his boss was waiting in the car outside. I followed him back out to the street, then asked him if he might be able to ask Cryer to sign … Continue reading

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New lovers complicate Christmas (Rousse)

I introduced CA to TPR as my new lover-to-be. This new relationship was to be understood as a positive career move, though for whom uncertain. Part of the deal on my side was an agreement to take on CA’s two … Continue reading

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