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Kidnapped by acrobats (Rousse)

DT, TPR, LA and I met in a crowded bar. DT’s orange messenger-style handbag slipped off the back of the chair onto the floor and I stretched down to pick it up for her. It was at that moment that … Continue reading

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A double performance by the Chinese acrobats (Rousse)

The annual student celebration was more professional every year. I watch in awe as Chinese acrobats executed perfect back-flips while flying massive kites above. It was a pity that they could only stay for 15 minutes, but they had another … Continue reading

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Jane Garvey acrobat commentary, bad taste in clothes, and slum living (Rousse)

Even with Jane Garvey providing the commentary, the Chinese acrobatic performance was dull, dull, dull. Indeed, it was so tedious that I could feel myself drifting off to sleep in my seat. The looks that my neighbours cast my way … Continue reading

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London university appoints controversial vice chancellor, conference acrobatics, and a flood (Rousse)

Emerging from my slumbers to a soundtrack of the Radio 4 Today programme I was very surprised to hear mention of an external colleague’s name. The big news was that DW had been appointed vice chancellor of one of the … Continue reading

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