Monthly Archives: October 2012

Camera software update problems (Rousse)

Dawn was breaking when I heard the strange noises outside. I drew the curtains and opened the shutters to investigate. Our garden had transformed into an urban wildlife park. My father was there playing the role of zoo keeper, busy … Continue reading

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Blipfoto photography genius (Rousse)

JT wanted me to get involved in a new project at Blipfoto, so I travelled over to his house in Glasgow to meet him. CI joined us later. JT gave me a pile of leaflets and brochures made from the … Continue reading

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New York dinosaur cargo (Rousse)

The rooms on the second floor of the cliff house were furnished in the same fashion of my childhood home and I was keen to show them to the students. However, the curator would not let us enter. Students were … Continue reading

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Partying takes precedence over painting (Rousse)

DT and KJ bought a big house to renovate and sell before moving to the US. Their crazy work and party schedules got in the way and not a single can of paint was opened. Guests at the big farewell … Continue reading

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‘Men at Work’ and a treasure trove (Belle)

While walking past New Cross Gate bus garage I saw something sparkling on the floor near a ‘Men at Work’ sign. Stooping to pick it up, I immediately realised I had found a rare ‘old mixed platinum’ bracelet and my … Continue reading

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Hairdressing and surgery (Rousse)

While J enjoyed pampering at the hands of the visiting office hairdresser, her partner N was undergoing an intimate surgical procedure at the clinic. “You’d never persuade me to go into hospital for THAT!” said TPR.

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Jane Garvey lies about her student days (Rousse)

Jane Garvey broadcast to the world from her little desk. It was incredibly low-tech, but this was all she needed as the voice of BBC Radio 4′s Woman’s Hour. I was always on the look-out for any references that Garvey … Continue reading

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Rob Brydon’s second mother (Rousse)

When Rob Brydon’s name cropped up in the conversation yet again HJ commented that it sometimes felt like he was just another of her own children.

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Gothic goings on (Belle)

It was past midnight and I had no idea why the dog and I had been socialising in this part of town. Walking up Ludgate Hill we were suddenly plunged into complete darkness and I had to feel my way … Continue reading

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Redundancies at the Great British Bake Off (Belle)

This week the Great British Bake Off contestants were being asked to ‘know’ French and wait on tables in a fancy restaurant. Brendan Lynch had been given a particularly awkward customer, who wished to be ‘in and out in an … Continue reading

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