Monthly Archives: June 2013

Cure concert attire crisis (Rousse)

What should one wear to a Cure concert? A Cure tour T shirt, of course. I hunted high and low for one, both at the house (didn’t we once have one in blue?) and in a specialist bar for music … Continue reading

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Watching Wimbledon with wool and whelks (Rousse)

I was an intern for a large multinational company. They didn’t really know what to do with me, so I ended up staffing the main reception desk with a team of young men dressed in black trousers, dark grey shirts … Continue reading

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A new boyfriend (Rousse)

When the tall, dark 17 year-old took my hand and led me away from the others I questioned his motives. It was very hard to believe that all he wanted was for me to be his girlfriend.

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iPhone mishap leads to extensive train delays (Rousse)

MH guided me through the tube station and on to the platform for the train to St Pancras, and then on to Luton. It was along the way that my iPhone slipped out of my black trouser pocket and plummeted … Continue reading

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“Ali Baba” is main suspect in poisoning case (Rousse)

The evidence of the prince’s poisoning was right there in front of me: a spent yellow-green serpent lay on the ground. I suspected that the culprit was the foreign man in the red and gold velvet Ali Baba costume.

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HCI conference plays with delegates’ minds (Rousse)

Should we sue the international HCI conference organisers for playing with our minds? Our first complaint was that they had provided us with “unstable” catering. The bread sticks on the buffet table at lunch time transformed into croissants at will. … Continue reading

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