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Le Creuset pans and A level results (Rousse)

I hadn’t seen Mr and Mrs G since the day of our wedding, but the red Le Creuset pans that they had given to me and TPR were still going strong. I thanked them for the present once again. Mr … Continue reading

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Dream boy returns (Rousse)

It was such a long time since I had seen my old school friend ST (both in real life and in my dreams). I took the seat next to him and looked down to his left hand: he still sported … Continue reading

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Celebrity top trumps: Ed Sheeran versus Paul Weller (Rousse)

My online friend TBM came to stay with S, the youngest of her three boys. Our flat had plenty of space, yet they both shared our bedroom. In fact, none of us really appreciated the vast size of our flat … Continue reading

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Bespoke wedding toilet roll (Rousse)

The bride-to-be introduced me to the latest hot trend in wedding stationery: personalised toilet tissue. On each perforated section was the name of a wedding guest. She asked me to go through the whole roll to identify whether any of … Continue reading

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A small wedding (Rousse)

TPR and I finally decided to get married. The wedding party was small because we did not invite anyone from my immediate family. However, many of the B family played active roles in the proceedings. LB even sang a solo … Continue reading

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A transformative pistachio suit (Belle)

Although the bright green three piece, 1970s-inspired man’s suit looked good on Robert de Niro, somehow when I wore something similar it was beyond special.  I looked like Bianca Jagger and a mermaid and a miraculous vision. The way this … Continue reading

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Advice for a NQT? Don’t go into teaching! (Rousse)

I bumped into my school friend KC (wearing a hideous pale blue fake satin 1980s style ballgown) and her daughter K at a service station on the M5. The daughter explained that she had just finished teacher training. She asked … Continue reading

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