Monthly Archives: November 2015

Activities for a kid advanced for his age (Rousse)

My toddler cousin (grandson of N and J) was very advanced for his age. I held him on my knee as he spoke eloquently of his varied academic interests. He then expressed interest in the family tree and, in particular, … Continue reading

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Communication for the abused (Rousse)

We were always being told that we were bound to know a woman who was being abused and now we knew who it was in our case: the assistant in the corner shop. She communicated that she needed our help. … Continue reading

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Canadian island adventure (Rousse)

We had to get off this doomed Canadian island. We’d already caused offence by taking over the sitting room of a family at prayer, and now the island itself was starting to sink. Our only hope was rescue by a … Continue reading

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Doomed wedding (Rousse)

I was helping AC prepare for his wedding. However, there was some doubt that we would make it the ceremony in one piece. My driving was terrible, both in town and on the motorway. There was sure to be a … Continue reading

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A city sacking with knitwear (Rousse)

We’d been enjoying a fun weekend with IS in front of the television replaying videos of our previous visit in 2006 when the door burst open and work security staff arrested our host. When we looked around we saw that … Continue reading

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Granny on the Internet (Rousse)

Granny T was very happily installed in the old people’s home. In the upstairs residents’ lounge she had created herself a cosy corner with a desk, noticeboard, and view of the garden. She made this her base from which to … Continue reading

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Young David Attenborough (Rousse)

I spotted a young David Attenborough standing beside the escalator on the day that TPR caught a flight to Belgium and I went to work without my iPhone.

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