Tag Archives: vicar

Just another divorce day casualty (Rousse)

TPR spent Christmas in the far north of the Shetland Islands, miles away from me and the rest of the family. The evidence was there a parish magazine: a photograph of TPR seated next to a vicar at Christmas dinner … Continue reading

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Cats, chatting, and church (Rousse)

What a busy day! In the morning I made friends with a (real) cat, then had a very long chat with JB who had elected to spend the whole day in a marmalade fur outfit dressed as one. Afterwards I … Continue reading

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Class-conscious Cotswolds offers mixed welcome (Rousse)

Everyone* we knew had moved to the Cotswolds. We drove down to see if life there would suit us too. My sister J set up an introduction for us with the vicar’s wife, also newly arrived in the village. The … Continue reading

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Giving up gossip for Lent: Rousse debates the Archers rules

TPR and I poured all our savings into a property purchase. Our new flat was on the first floor of a Georgian square in London that actually looked like it belonged in Edinburgh. Its size and layout very much resembled … Continue reading

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Lecturer in a tutu (Rousse)

I was busy in the kitchen admiring my glug jug collection when KT called the meeting. I reckoned that I should wear more than a pair of lacy black knickers in the company of my colleagues so I rushed through … Continue reading

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