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Belle and Spain have a messy break-up

I was being manipulated into declaring war against Spain. Spain’s solicitor had written to me asking for its assets back. Without permission, my solicitor had replied that Spain could go stuff itself and we’d see it on the battlefield.

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Doubts over Queen’s health in run-up to royal wedding, while marine mammals rule the waves (Rousse)

It was great to see the two cyclists again when they stepped off the ferry. I recognised the dark-haired girl first (for her beard). They replied sheepishly when I asked if they had enjoyed their time at the guest house. … Continue reading

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Secrets of Sir Ian Brindley’s affair hidden in porridge (Rousse)

My cousin B finally revealed the solemn secret that she had been harbouring for years. During the war my grandfather had been in a relationship with Sir Ian Brindley. ‘There’s further information in there’, she said, pointing to the museum. … Continue reading

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War Horse is “rubbish” (Rousse)

The first act of War Horse was tedious beyond belief. Why had we forked out fifty quid each to watch such a load of rubbish?

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Sir Winston Churchill’s Westminster memorial statue signer (Rousse)

When they started arguing over a new name for the professional body, I knew it was time to leave. I headed straight to Westminster Abbey where a memorial service for Sir Winston Churchill was underway. I was shocked that so … Continue reading

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Belle brokers world peace

I stood up to address the warring parties with a solution as simple as it was obvious. “You must all learn that it’s OK when others don’t agree with you”

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New York dinosaur cargo (Rousse)

The rooms on the second floor of the cliff house were furnished in the same fashion of my childhood home and I was keen to show them to the students. However, the curator would not let us enter. Students were … Continue reading

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