Monthly Archives: April 2013

Top notch facilities at Isle of Lewis guest house (Rousse)

The guest house on the Isle of Lewis offered upgraded facilities, including a beautiful marble block of changing rooms and toilets close to the beach, and giant butterfly-shaped kites to play with on the shore. Downstairs in the main house … Continue reading

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Ronnie Corbett and Helen Mirren to star in Four weddings remake (Rousse)

I pulled myself through the yellow painted railings and dropped to the level below to join the queue for the reception. Our host JT was straight ahead of me, with his colleague and father-in-law GM just behind. The event itself … Continue reading

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Escape from the cult (Rousse)

I’d accidentally joined a cult. At first I thought that these dozen or so people – including my school friend CC – were just slightly strange. However, the more time I spent with them, the more apparent it became that … Continue reading

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Long-awaited guest wows the crowd in a gleaming royal blue satin gown (Rousse)

Sitting outdoors across the long table from me, LP argued the merits of running at least three times a week. I felt terrible because I no longer managed this. However, it was wonderful to see all the faces of the … Continue reading

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Brad Pitt’s summer secrets (Rousse)

Brad Pitt had managed to remain incognito for much of his visit – many of the students had simply not recognised that we had a Hollywood superstar in our midst – but soon he would be returning home. I’d really … Continue reading

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Matt Smith speaks at Aberdeen information science conference (Rousse)

I spied Matt Smith sitting at a table preparing his presentation. Up until this point I didn’t consider it an unusual prospect to be sharing the stage with him. Then it dawned on me that this was Dr Who! I … Continue reading

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Simon Le Bon leaves Yasmin and takes new lover to Aberdeen caravan hideaway (Rousse)

Simon Le Bon left his wife Yasmin – for me! Our first trip together was to Aberdeen beach to visit the Le Bon family’s caravan. I had expected it to be a luxurious trailer. Instead I discovered a tiny old-fashioned … Continue reading

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