Monthly Archives: February 2013

Belle brokers world peace

I stood up to address the warring parties with a solution as simple as it was obvious. “You must all learn that it’s OK when others don’t agree with you”

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A conference encounter with a successful project manager (Rousse)

What fun! I turned up to the conference to find that I was seated between my primary school friend HP, and MH from my history A level class. I had seen HP relatively recently, but had had no contact with … Continue reading

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A missed appointment with Paul McCartney (Rousse)

I’d waited years to meet Sir Paul McCartney in person and now I’d blown it. I thought that I had time before my appointment with the ex-Beatle to pop down to the harbour and check for a consignment of chewing … Continue reading

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Muddy bush women prove excellent runners (Rousse)

I was doing well, hill training with LM and SS in the woods. On the way back up through the trees I bounded past the pair of them with hardly a need to draw breath. My athletic achievement was soon … Continue reading

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Elton John’s red and white singalong at Covent Garden (Rousse)

When the three of us emerged from the tube station I instantly recognised Covent Garden. This was nowhere near High Street Kensington, our planned destination. VAE was confident that she would persuade the station staff to let us back in … Continue reading

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Marie Helvin shops for shoes (Rousse)

Marie Helvin browsed the display of shoes that we had just admired. My sister-in-law SMcC wasn’t going to miss this golden opportunity to speak to the “face of the seventies”. She turned to the former supermodel and struck up a … Continue reading

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Peep Show’s Super Hans seeks new recruits to his “Moonys” cult (Rousse)

It was a huge journey from Prague overland, but I eventually made it back to the UK – even though I was minus my pale green fake fur coat, lost by a fat middle-aged woman at a ball in Austria. … Continue reading

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