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Life the Romanian way

"Being an expat from Blighty and now running a bed-and-breakfast just outside Pitesti for about 18 months, I've had the pleasure of sampling most of the delights the way of life has to offer here..." Alex Campbell takes a wry look at life in Romania!

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Rings, flags and bells

"I'm going to add an extra touch this year, assuming I can find one of those amusing e-greetings cards. If I put enough effort into it, I'm confident I'll come up with a heartfelt template at Yahoo.com. Imagine my wife's delight at discovering an 'I Love You' e-mail on the computer!" Trevor muses on his forthcoming wedding anniversary, the death of the Pope, and 1.FC Nürnberg's impending relegation...

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Merryweather’s Original Words of Wisdom

"I've no idea where that case fell down from or how it arrived in the cellar. I came across half of a booklet published in 1812: 'Merryweather's Concise Compendium of Wisdom, Idioms and Expressions Collected during Mr Merryweather's Journies Around and Through the.' I'm not sure where Merryweather had been, seeing as the cover was less than well-preserved." Trevor goes rooting through his cellar and unearths some pearls of questionable wisdom...

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Learning to Ski

When I broke the news that I would be moving to Switzerland, every friend immediately cracked a joke about Swiss bank accounts. Their second reaction was to say it would be a wonderful chance to ski. Skiing has a great attraction for the British. As there are few opportunities to indulge back home the idea […]

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Match of the day

"I don't think I've mentioned my illustrious football career. To those who don't know me personally, it may come as a surprise to hear I had one. It would be completely incredible to my acquaintances, but people are full of surprises." Trevor reminisces about the last time he pulled on his boots...

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