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A prediction, skewered prawns, and rude remarks about Dame Kelly Holmes (Rousse)

The stranger was astonished when I guessed that he was a city worker who had retired early from a career in finance. I was almost right: he’d spent his entire working life at the Treasury. After queuing for my food … Continue reading

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A broken engagement (Rousse)

TPR was in no mood to change his mind. He would not marry me, even though he previously said that he would. A particular complication was that we held joint ownership of two properties – a small house and a … Continue reading

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A Barcelona penthouse party (Rousse)

Belle was staying at SH’s penthouse apartment in Barcelona. From my vantage point at the conference hotel window I could see the pair of them dancing on the roof-top. I was so keen to join them, but first I had … Continue reading

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US air show “disaster” miracle (Rousse)

I wondered whether a holiday in Scotland was sufficient entertainment for my two girlfriends. However, all my doubts evaporated on our last day when the skies cleared, the sun came out, and we stumbled upon a spectacular air display. We … Continue reading

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North Sea tsunami hits land north of Aberdeen (Rousse)

TPR, His mother, his sister S, CM and I watched in amazement as the huge tsunami rushed in from the North Sea. It hit the coast just north of Aberdeen. When the first wave crashed into the town house garden … Continue reading

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Werewolves infiltrate British police force (Rousse)

It was hard to believe that my companion knew nothing of the court case. It had been all over the media for weeks. I pointed out the main characters from our vantage point in the public gallery and tried to … Continue reading

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