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Danger down under in Australian seaside resort (Rousse)

Tigers roamed the street of the Australian seaside resort where my colleague and I were conducting some research. ‘Isn’t this rather dangerous?’ I asked a local. ‘No’, he replied, ‘It’s very rare that any of the tigers attack anyone’. We … Continue reading

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Birmingham graduate destinations: deep sea diving, death, and a hot rod librarian (Rousse)

We were all travelling on the Birmingham University French 1986 graduates’ bus. DM passed along the aisle offering cups of tea. I told her that TPR and I had made a brief visit to Rhyl and she said that we … Continue reading

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Getting naked with friends (Rousse)

We all thought that GG, JG and their daughters and small son were away so I got a bit of a shock when I walked into their bathroom naked and came face-to-face with GG stepping out of the shower. I … Continue reading

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Exam preparation tips (Rousse)

I realised that the resources that I prepared for my exam preparation classes this year were sub-standard when I passed a bus stop advertising hoarding from 2013. It displayed a full colour professionally-produced poster packed with specifc advice for the … Continue reading

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Confusion on Edinburgh’s 47 bus route – in Liverpool (Rousse)

TPR checked the bus routes online. We needed a 47. We jumped on the bus and it took us so far beyond the city limits that we did not recognise our surroundings. When we asked the South African traffic warden … Continue reading

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A 4-person tandem ride to the Lammermuir Hills (Rousse)

Rather than catch the 23 bus, I jumped onto the back saddle of a 4-person tandem. This would, I hope, take me through Leith, up Bonnington Road, and home. Instead the route was along the promenade at Portobello, then east … Continue reading

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Drugs for sale on school bus (Rousse)

On the top deck of the bus I showed everyone the drugs that I had acquired (and would sell) to enhance computer game playing performance.

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