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A wedding in the north Lake District (Rousse)

The Cumbrian pub just off the M6 was crammed with wedding guests. They queued everywhere – for their room keys, to use the bathroom, at the dining room door at breakfast etc. The low bathroom to guest ratio meant that … Continue reading

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Gifts and guests shattered in Sunderland (Rousse)

M and AP hosted their joint 60th birthday and ruby wedding anniversary party in Sunderland – a place with which they had no connection whatsoever. I travelled most of the way there by car up the A1, finishing the journey … Continue reading

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Awaiting an assassin (Rousse)

It was only a matter of time before the assassin would reach me. I’d already seen her rubbing paraffin into the hands of an innocent victim at a bus shelter. For the time being, I had no option but to … Continue reading

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Three suspicious spots of blood on a bridal gown (Rousse)

The three neat spots of blood on the skirt of my bridal gown would be enough to convict me of murder. There was no option but to burn the (otherwise) beautiful dress – now.

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Tadpole hunting with a fishing rod (Rousse)

GK sheepishly walked back into my life when his marriage came to an abrupt end. I knew this immediately, the evidence writ large across the tan line on his wedding ring finger. It seemed that GK regarded my parents’ house … Continue reading

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Flood, theft, and burglary (Rousse)

It rained so heavily that the entire garden turned into a massive, muddy, swamp. Our tandem was stolen in front of our very eyes. When I stepped out of bed onto the rough surface of an inferior replacement for our … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson wedding (Rousse)

As aunt to one of Boris Johnson’s children, I was invited to the big family wedding.

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An unplanned wedding and retro hooligans (Belle)

When I checked the agenda at the Women in Industry event, I was horrified to see that an afternoon session had been set aside for me to marry D, a married man with a thousand children I’d crushed on for … Continue reading

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One wedding, six funerals and a new paint colour (Belle)

I invented a new paint colour – “Italian Holiday Green” and it was a roaring success. Then I got married to a celebrity. The wedding was ‘promenade style’. My new  husband and I walked through a succession of Arts and … Continue reading

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Marrying Susan Calman’s ex-wife (Rousse)

When TPR cruelly divorced me, I was desperate to find a new partner. It soon became obvious that the gap in age between me and my first choice second husband (VJ’s son C) was too big to bridge, so I … Continue reading

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