Tag Archives: sea

Missing blue dachshund found after 13 years (Rousse)

The drilling truck was enormous, and looked a bit strange with a mini-trailer attached to the back, but we needed somewhere to carry our plastic beach spades. We manoeuvred the vehicle onto the mudflats and set off in the direction … Continue reading

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The perfect Scottish coastal retreat (Rousse)

J and J moved from Benderloch to the far north of Scotland. They had such fabulous open views of the sea from their new house that it was now my ambition to live there too.

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To Luskentyre by black bull (Rousse)

It was a Sunday and I needed to reach Luskentyre. I travelled most of the way on the back of a black bull, only jumping off when the creature transformed into a roaring bear. When I arrived at the edge … Continue reading

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Tsunami victim gathers up beach wear and the wounded (Rousse)

I thought that I had left my belongings far enough up the beach for them to be safe. Then a huge wave appeared from nowhere and dragged everything in its path back into the sea. With the help of my … Continue reading

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Who will be Wella’s next model? (Rousse)

The “campus as building site” experience was really getting to me. From the window of the union bar we watched as yet another structure was pulled down. Today it was the turn of the pier to be demolished. Stray shards … Continue reading

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BBC sponsors Fife summer fair (Rousse)

Just across the Firth of Forth in Fife a state secondary school hosted an annual summer fair. It was odd that we had never known about this, especially given the BBC sponsorship of the event. I turned up on the … Continue reading

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Prince William cliff jumps in Hastings (Rousse)

Prince William and I watched in amazement as TD leapt from the cliff high above Hastings into the sea below. “It’s your turn now!” she shouted back to us from the water. Prince William and I looked at one another. … Continue reading

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