Monthly Archives: October 2015

Flight must-haves: noise cancelling headphones and a pashmina (Rousse)

The school reunion plans got more and more ambitious each year. This time we were all flying to Los Angeles. On the coach to the airport I told AM that I was furious with myself for forgetting to pack my … Continue reading

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Stuck in Loughborough (Rousse)

All my friends were able to go to and from Loughborough as they pleased – but not I. While they were either happy in the East Midlands or had easy transport elsewhere, all my attempts to get a flight out … Continue reading

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Jewish highland flatbed lorry tradition (Rousse)

TPR had dumped me, but I had somehow managed to replace him with a young, dark-haired man in his early twenties. My new boyfriend and I travelled on two ferries with my parents for a long weekend away together. The … Continue reading

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A wedding with Sir Chris Hoy (Rousse)

We were married in a Milan: TMcE and S, TPR and me. The wedding venue was a massive, old-fashioned hotel. JK had a small role in the proceedings. She fashioned some dressmaking pins into the shape of a Christian fish … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Portobello (Rousse)

We celebrated Thanksgiving with a barbecue on the beach at Portobello hosted by JS.

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Steve Redgrave takes to the stage, Benny Hill style (Rousse)

GB wrote, directed, and played the leading lady in a spectacular fancy dress stage show. The highlight of the performance was a Benny Hill style chase across town starring Steve Redgrave, NP, SF and GB herself.

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