Monthly Archives: August 2013

Beyond the spiral staircase (Rousse)

JW led me up the secret spiral staircase to the famous hilltop where all the great and good were gathered. I’d known of the existence of this exclusive sunbathing spot for some time, but because I had never been invited … Continue reading

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Knowledge management revision disappointment (Rousse)

Although he had already graduated, PN was keen to come along to my Knowledge Management revision classes again. A man in a wheelchair accompanied him. Of course I wasn’t surprised when their initial enthusiasm wore off after a couple of … Continue reading

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Land Rover backs into New Town cellar (Rousse)

My university friend HP backed his black Land Rover into our cellar. How he managed to get the vehicle down our steps, I had no idea. I would have to interview the witnesses to the accident: my friends DT and … Continue reading

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Perspectives from a plinth (Rousse)

My elderly neighbour Mrs Frazier was dying of a deadly disease, and for this reason I was helping her with her walled garden. I half expected that she would leave it to me, along with her tiny mews house. I … Continue reading

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Earl Grey tea, Opium, and a onesie (Rousse)

Following an afternoon of driving around aimlessly and missing meetings, BB, TPR and I ended up in a traditional tea room. Here I ordered a pot of Earl Grey and a bottle of Opium perfume. I hoped that nobody noticed … Continue reading

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Didier Deschamps: another fake football boyfriend (Belle)

Unwilling to admit I was attending the ball alone, I told people I was with the footballing twins, ‘Marcel’ and Didier Deschamps.

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60th birthday celebration ideas (Rousse)

Even though I had requested a quiet 60th birthday, TPR ignored me. He engaged KW to round up all the graduates, and KA to make me a pop-up fruit cake – 10 years ahead of schedule. Meanwhile I spotted X … Continue reading

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