Monthly Archives: June 2018

Topless on the A1 (Rousse)

My cousins S and N pleaded with me to dance with them so I agreed – but first I needed to put on some clothes. I returned to the camper van (my home for the past few months) and pulled … Continue reading

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A marathon in Australia (Rousse)

The message in very untidy writing on an old scrap of paper was from HJ’s husband R. His invitation to TPR was to travel with R to Australia to run a marathon.

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Suspicious surgeons (Belle)

I lay on the operating theatre table and realised I needed to visit the bathroom. I dashed outside, still wearing my medical gown but was put off by the dirty facilities. Then every member of the operating team followed me … Continue reading

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The Bonnie connection (Rousse)

A small black American stranger asked us if anyone could help her track down someone called Bonnie. ‘No problem’, I replied. ‘Please tell us a bit more about Bonnie. I’m pretty sure that I will know her’. Most of the … Continue reading

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A prisoner’s life (Rousse)

Back in Stockton-on-Tees, I was a little more courageous when talking to the boys, even though it was obvious that they would have preferred the company of ECM. In conversation with AG and ST it emerged that I was the … Continue reading

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Conference stand goodies (Rousse)

I recognised several faces in the huge crush around the UK Electronic Information Group stand, including KB, MR and JG-T. The main attraction, however, was the hidden display of fancy goods behind the stand. I had my eye on the … Continue reading

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Champagne-guzzling errant husband is useless at packing (Rousse)

TPR and his sister SG had broken off from our main party to take seats in the hotel’s poshest bar. When I spotted them they were working their way through an elaborate Champagne tasting tray, the most expensive item on … Continue reading

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