Monthly Archives: August 2022

Hotel cutlery ‘extras’ (Rousse)

‘Are you insured?’ asked the hotel manager. TPR looked up from his plate of parma ham and Hollandaise sauce. Why did she need to know this? ‘It’s just that we noticed on the CCTV from last night’s dinner service that … Continue reading

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Hotel house Womble greets guests (Rousse)

As the two-foot tall house Womble wandered the hotel corridors, he hailed every guest with a handshake and the cheery greeting: ‘Remember you’re a Womble!’

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Mother and daughter Cosmopolitan cover girls (Rousse)

Hidden in the pile of ancient copies of Cosmopolitan were three issues of particular interest. My mother – aged about 35 – featured as the magazine’s cover girl on two of them, and my sister S on the third. They … Continue reading

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SWAT team descends on market in terrorist hunt (Rousse)

I could easily take the safe route home past the university, alongside the privileged students. So why did I periodically abandon all caution to walk through the rough market, squeezing my way along the narrow streets in a crush of … Continue reading

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