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Plans for dinner at Bill’s in Brighton ruined by Tunnocks afternoon tea (Rousse)

I was taking TPR on a tour of my work haunts. In Brighton I had planned dinner at Bill’s Restaurant. However, when we met JS in the street and she told us that NY worked nearby we changed our plans. … Continue reading

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An audience with the Queen at Buckingham Palace (Rousse)

By the time Granny H and I reached Buckingham Palace to interview the Queen my feet were terribly blistered from wearing the pale blue shoes. TPR had borrowed them a couple of days earlier to wear to DT’s party and … Continue reading

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A hunt for Christopher Biggins near the offices of Forth FM (Rousse)

We cycled round and round the Leith roundabout, two of us sharing the bike. We discussed the dilemmas of parenthood for the single woman. For example, it is better to foster then adopt, or to return the fostered children to … Continue reading

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What to do when you miss a charter flight, and fancy lace underwear (Rousse)

TF came with us on a winter sports holiday package included both skiing and tandem riding. On the last day there was some confusion over access to the hotel. I was lucky enough to find my room (eventually) although its … Continue reading

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Academic highs and lows (Rousse)

There it was in print: my first co-authored paper with BC. Best of all, when BC read it out loud to me from the pages of the journal it was the sweetest bedtime story ever. Granted it was only a … Continue reading

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Flirting over a bag of Lochinver pies, cheese and ham rolls – and WhatsApp (Rousse)

When we returned from Aberdeen we remembered that we needed to pick up our end of term present from work. This comprised a brown paper bag that contained a Lochinver pie and enough ham and cheese rolls to last the … Continue reading

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Post-its as visual aids (Rousse)

It was much easier for our project team to work in the new office. With the extra space we weren’t so much in one another’s way. I just wished that I had been kinder when I gave B feedback on … Continue reading

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