Monthly Archives: October 2016

Falling for the charms of a lady lady killer (Rousse)

I agreed to take a photo of the huge group of people who had gate-crashed our party for their own celebrations. If only they could gather everyone together in the same room at the same time, this would be possible. … Continue reading

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Intimate grape ritual (Rousse)

I hand-fed CQX grapes one by one, just as he liked it. I hoped that none of my colleagues across the room were paying attention to this intimate ritual.

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Child criminal caught red-handed at Paris airport (Rousse)

We had just landed in Paris on a flight from Copenhagen when I noticed that my red rucksack had gone missing. Then I saw it, in the hands of a small French girl. I knew that it was mine because … Continue reading

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A slow ride to France (Rousse)

I set off on holiday to France with AS in my red Peugeot 205. TPR and AS’s wife would join us later. Over the course of three days we only drove the distance from Edinburgh to Darlington. We suspected that … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen at the National Library of Scotland (Rousse)

Sitting side by side on the wide staircase of the National Library of Scotland were Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. Doing my best to hide my surprise at finding the pair of them there, I risked stepping closer to check … Continue reading

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North west Scotland serves up a tropical treat (Rousse)

We’d never known weather like this in the far north west of Scotland. It felt like the Caribbean. DT, TPR and I played for hours splashing about in the beautiful clear water next to the boat. When it was time … Continue reading

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Mis-sold holiday accommodation (Rousse)

AT, JS, TPR and I opened the locker and pulled out the carrier bags of food. Would our sandwiches have survived three days? What about the two tubs of ice cream? Would it have melted? We loaded everything onto our … Continue reading

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