Monthly Archives: April 2020

Belle the topless medieval carnival worker

I had made a public announcement about my “fantastic boobs” and now here I was being asked to prove it on my first day working at Ye Olde Medieval Fayre. The market town square was beautiful. Bunting was flying and … Continue reading

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Deaf woman drives ancient red and white Peugeot 205 (Rousse)

I was briefly reunited with my old Peugeot 205. A deaf French woman drove it into town. The car now sported French plates, and half its body work was white rather than red.

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New lovers complicate Christmas (Rousse)

I introduced CA to TPR as my new lover-to-be. This new relationship was to be understood as a positive career move, though for whom uncertain. Part of the deal on my side was an agreement to take on CA’s two … Continue reading

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Pussy cats at the Old Ladies’ Lunch (Rousse)

At the end of the Christmas holiday, my mother and I were guests of MB at the Old Ladies’ Lunch in Humshaugh. (I was a little offended at the invitation, but not sufficiently to refuse a good meal.) Two ‘spare’ … Continue reading

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Suspect social distancing and sub-standard library stock (Rousse)

The university was clearly flaunting the safe distancing ‘stay at home’ directive by allowing all the admin staff on campus and setting them up for work in one massive open plan office in the library. I also disapproved of the … Continue reading

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Faking it with Irish young farmers (Rousse)

At the invitation of BB and JB, I delivered a presentation on knowledge management to a class of twenty bored Irish young farmers. Within minutes of my leaving the class room, a member of the audience rang me to ask … Continue reading

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From pens to penis (Belle)

I spotted a vintage poster with the headline “I love drawing pens”. I couldn’t help but notice the typesetter had left a space between the “n” and the “s” so I decided to amend the poster to read “I love … Continue reading

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