Tag Archives: wife

Divorce, remarriage, and step-children (Rousse)

TPR was divorcing me. I needed a new husband fast. LA, now known as ‘George’ and a recently-appointed colleague, was the best candidate. I wondered (a) whether AN would approve when she found out that I had not revealed my … Continue reading

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Challenges of an abandoned wife (Rousse)

I pushed through the tough plastic packaging of a device that I did not recognise: the cheery Friesian cow branding gave no clues to its function. However, the batteries would probably be of some use, to something, some time – … Continue reading

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A first wife’s fortune (Rousse)

GG’s daughters were enraged when they learnt that their tall, handsome, suited father was not leaving his fortune to their mother, but instead to his first wife – me. This decision made me wonder whether GG and I had ever … Continue reading

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Safe tattoo to hold a lover (Rousse)

The tattoo inked into his right arm read ‘SAFE’. ‘What a lovely idea’, I thought. I learnt later that this arm had been labelled for his lover, and not his wife (me).

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My lover David Mitchell (Rousse)

David Mitchell had been in love with me since 1984. Unfortunately for him I was very married. He chose to ignore every sign of my ‘taken’ status – the several bands of gold and jewels prominently displayed on my ring … Continue reading

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Equestrian wear for Boris Johnson (Rousse)

Boris Johnson asked me to buy him a pink hunting jacket. I refused. I told him that his PA (or wife) was better suited to such a task.

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Fine art graduates offered new opportunity to market their work (Rousse)

I came up with my new business idea when standing next to a large black Edinburgh street refuse bin. Inside I could see several cellophane-wrapped mounted pictures. They were left over from the recent degree show at the art college. … Continue reading

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Chip-eating COVID deniers offer hugs in Portobello (Rousse)

We spotted the Bs when we were out running on Portobello promenade. My former colleague had grown his hair so long that it rivalled that of his wife for length. One of their two sons was with them. Like us, … Continue reading

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String sorting wife clings to marital home (Rousse)

Just days before his great revelation, TPR and I had been smugly working our way through albums of old photographs, congratulating ourselves on our long and happy marriage. Now we had returned to our old house in Birmingham (the rooms … Continue reading

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Husband presents wife with a Porsche – and a divorce (Rousse)

TPR bought me a midnight blue Porsche, then instructed me to drive him from the south west of England to Lowestoft. He announced that this would be our final trip before he divorced me. It was an emotionally painful journey. … Continue reading

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