Monthly Archives: June 2017

VIP wedding guests on the Thames (Rousse)

KJD invited me and TPR to her son J and K’s wedding. Since we had never before met KJD, nor any of the rest of the family for that matter, we were especially honoured to be seated next to the … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry intervenes in University of Edinburgh gaffe (Rousse)

Even Stephen Fry could not put right the terrible insult that I had directed at the University of Edinburgh.

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Lego litter tidy-up (Rousse)

I suggested to my little sister (aged 47) that she might like to clear up the mess of Lego that she had dropped all over the house.

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Conference delegate agitation (Rousse)

Out of the corner of my eye I could see JM become more and more agitated with two other conference delegates. They had clearly upset him. LJ wandered over to ask if he needed any help, but he said that … Continue reading

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Gorilla makes a fearful passenger (Rousse)

LF drove the car at 30 mph in one of the new Edinburgh 20 mph zones. PS shrieked at her to slow down – not least because she was frightening our gorilla passenger.

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