Monthly Archives: December 2012

Looters target “closed” university campus (Rousse)

I broke my promise to myself and sneaked into the office during the Christmas vacation shut-down. I knew that it was wrong – especially since the University had asked for all computers to be switched off for a fortnight – … Continue reading

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A sad cycling trip to Sassau (Rousse)

We had travelled for days, and at last we reached the southern edges of Europe. It had been an adventurous voyage so far: In a medieval French square we’d caught a glimpse of a JS lookalike in a red spotted … Continue reading

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Hobbit star turns her talents to Batman (Rousse)

Now that the filming for The Hobbit was complete, it was time to celebrate. Co-starring as Bilbo Baggins’ best friend, I was in the thick of the action both on and off-stage. However, we all knew that the real star … Continue reading

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A fortunate Falkirk house sale (Rousse)

Following a fabulous picnic on the grassy dunes of Falkirk from where PC, SA, RC and I watched the sea-rooted wind turbines, I confirmed my decision to move out of town. How fortunate that the doctor’s Georgian house on the … Continue reading

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Celery and lettuce leftover plans (Rousse)

My exam preparation class went reasonably well, but there was a lot of salad left afterwards. I urged all the students, but particularly SL, to take the celery and lettuce home with them.

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Award-winning dress designer’s garment giveaway and new restaurant business venture (Rousse)

I bumped into the award-winning dress designer MSB in the queue at the enquiry desk of the Scottish Business Information Service, within the National Library of Scotland. While I had been working (and risking the loss of my MacBook Air … Continue reading

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London submerged under floods (Rousse)

I stood on the bridge over the “road” and marvelled at the swollen river that had forced a course through central London. It was now impossible to tell what was the Thames and what was not. Although everyone had been … Continue reading

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