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Marilyn Monroe’s foreknowledge of death (Rousse)

Someone asked me if we should tell the young Marilyn Monroe that she would die in her mid-thirties. I responded that she probably knew this already from checking her Wikipedia entry.

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The true meaning of tea towels (Belle)

After jogging for longer than I had ever managed before, I came across a large funeral procession. The crowd lining both sides of the street were singing to the coffin. I jogged through the funeral parlour and bumped into SW … Continue reading

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Italy relocated to the West Country (Belle)

I was describing how my last holiday in the Bay of Naples had been interrupted by an earthquake and my friends wanted to know more.  Where exactly was the Bay of Naples?  With an air of authority I said: “Below … Continue reading

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Hunting for Sarah, Duchess of York, in Rhyl on a spacehopper (Rousse)

We’d been hunting for DM for years. When we finally tracked her down to a small upstairs maisonette in Rhyl we were beside ourselves with excitement. There she employed a manageress called Elaine to run a small bed and breakfast … Continue reading

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Security enforcement with Charlie Drake and sliding with Suggs (Belle)

Thirty years after I did it the first time, I was now moving into my hall of residence. This time round I was at ‘a Northern University’ but had no idea which one. When I lay on my single bed, … Continue reading

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Wikipedia woes (Rousse)

Some idiot vandal – possibly human, but more likely robotic – had hacked my Wikipedia entry to pieces. This left international students keen to study in the UK bereft of essential information. Where else would they now find the valuable … Continue reading

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Rousse’s conference humiliation

I should have known not to ask Belle how she was. The stress of conference planning was all too evident in her manic facial expressions. Now I’d given her full rein to reel off an unnecessarily detailed response about the … Continue reading

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