Tag Archives: vandal

Canine and human vandals ruin corridor wall (Rousse)

I was very angry to find dog’s paw prints along the skirting board and up the edge of the wallpaper in the corridor. I was angrier still when I saw that someone had vandalised the same wall with details in … Continue reading

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Tattooed body litter lookalike (Rousse)

A teenager on a bobsleigh whizzed past the house and accidentally scooped up TPR. The unintended hitch-hiker was eventually deposited in the sea. As TPR emerged bare chested from the waves I noticed that he had acquired yet another tattoo. … Continue reading

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Furniture graffiti (Rousse)

My ten year-old nephew and his little vandal friend treated my grandmother’s sideboard like a school desk. I was furious. My sister thought I was harsh.

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Sharon the fine art vandal and a welcome Christmas gift (Rousse)

As she moved the pictures around our flat, the woman with long dark hair complained to me that she hated her name. I suggested that if she really wanted to do so, she could change it from Sharon to something … Continue reading

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Graffiti vandal cites Linnaeus’ Species Plantarum (1753) as defence (Rousse)

The back hallway looked so much smarter after TPR painted the walls pale green. A further improvement was the list of garden tasks that I wrote up in blue felt pen on a patch of wall to the right of … Continue reading

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Early autumn encourages Stockton vandals into the trees (Rousse)

The spell of good summer weather came to an abrupt end when the trees turned brown overnight and the media announced that it was now autumn. If further proof were needed, a riot of unruly boys from Ian Ramsey School … Continue reading

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Mid-afternoon okey cokey fun ruined by Restoration battle vandal (Rousse)

TPR and his two friends knew that before long the enemy would come over the hill. The three of them anticipated hand-to-hand combat, and were prepared. I was terrified, but at least I had an escape route through the attic … Continue reading

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Storms and vandals in Seaton Carew (Rousse)

Three vandals bleached sections of the Fiat’s paintwork for a laugh. I caught one of them at it and dragged him home to confess his crime to his sister FD. FD lived with her sons and ancient mother in a … Continue reading

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Blackhouse bathroom bonanza (Rousse)

KA was still in the middle of her shift when I arrived at the newsagent’s shop. I was meeting her from work to take her my new house in central Hexham, next to an outpost of Newcastle University. KA grabbed … Continue reading

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A literary cousin and vandalising grandmother from the dead (Rousse)

I opened the parcel from Canada. Inside was a beautiful travelogue presented as a book by author “Ann Jones”. My colleague Ann Jones, seated opposite me, said that this wasn’t her. From a quick inspection of the contents page we … Continue reading

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