Monthly Archives: October 2021

Natural amphitheatre hosts Champions League game in the Outer Hebrides (Rousse)

I was excited to be in the crowd at an important Champions League match in the Outer Hebrides. The Liverpool team was about to come onto the pebbly pitch beneath the sea cave that served as a natural amphitheatre for … Continue reading

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His mistress Henry (Rousse)

TPR’s new girlfriend was called Henry. ‘Typical’, I thought, ‘From this fact alone I know exactly her age and social class. I can also guess her undergraduate programme at the University of Edinburgh, and predict with some accuracy her Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Rousse favours Stuart Maconie over Mark Radcliffe

Stuart Maconie was in my gang. Mark Radcliffe was not – because did not reply to my texts to their Saturday morning radio programme.

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A purple kitchen with an excess of kale (Rousse)

On the spur of the moment we called in on R and SL. SL was particularly delighted to see us, mistakenly thinking that our friend in tow (KA) was our niece AF. While I admired their modern purple kitchen, SL … Continue reading

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Bridlington beach debris (Rousse)

JS led us along the Yorkshire coast near Bridlington to a beautiful headland. Beneath the proud cliffs on one side were yellow beaches of the finest sand. On the other was a channel of clear blue water through which the … Continue reading

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