Monthly Archives: February 2011

Feather shift mini-dresses on trend for Spring 2011 (Rousse)

My university friend JS excitedly told me all about her new boyfriend Alan. Occasionally she would forget a detail. Fortunately he was just a little further up Dundas Street, so whenever she needed any additional information JS simply ran the … Continue reading

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Kate Middleton – Belle’s new best friend

I had booked a table at ‘Belle Epoch’, the most famous restaurant in Paris. I was there to meet Kate Middleton for a lunch that had been arranged months before ‘the engagement’. Although this was our first meeting, we decided … Continue reading

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A difficult climb half dressed (Belle)

I was at the forefront of a new fashion trend. Crisp white shirts and a peaked cap with no trousers, a la President Wensley Dale from Rastamouse. As I was attempting to climb up the grassy slope at school, it … Continue reading

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Gloria Swanson and unnecessary help with a literature review (Rousse)

‘Gloria Swanson?’ confirmed TB (aka Texas T). ‘Recurrent dreams about a silent movie star means only one thing. Your future career lies in Hollywood!’ In response I led him to the far end of the bar away from our family … Continue reading

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Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Gillian McKeith disappoint (Rousse)

Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole’s sudden departure from the X Factor left a huge hole that I was expected to fill. Knowing very little about the music industry, I let the bony woman through to the next round. She almost … Continue reading

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Searching for silver and scallops, with a car smash in-between (Rousse)

With pick-axes and shovels we leapt into the old Land Rover and headed for the hills. Our secret mission was highly illegal: to mine a supposed seam of silver not yet charted by the authorities. It was a huge risk, … Continue reading

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Socks on the run (Belle)

My favourite knee-length grey socks had run away from home. I tracked them down to a conference being held in a holiday camp and decided to become a delegate. As we ate dinner in the large refectory, my ex-boyfriend’s new … Continue reading

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