Tag Archives: adventure

Mountain adventure delays audience member (Rousse)

There were two routes down the mountain. One was a winding, rocky path. The other was more of a short cut across a steep boulder field. I decided to take my chances with the latter. After just a few paces … Continue reading

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The reluctant sailor (Rousse)

I was so excited when TPR and I walked along the pontoon to board the yacht that would be our home with around 20 others for the months of September to December. As soon as we were inside the vessel, … Continue reading

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Canadian island adventure (Rousse)

We had to get off this doomed Canadian island. We’d already caused offence by taking over the sitting room of a family at prayer, and now the island itself was starting to sink. Our only hope was rescue by a … Continue reading

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A posh yacht passenger and a PhD (Rousse)

I ran up to the deck when I heard that the CalMac ferry was stopping in the Minch to collect the dirty washing from a posh yacht. Helpful as ever, I lent a hand to winch the bundle of clothes … Continue reading

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David Tennant returns as Dr Who (Rousse)

The rumours were true. David Tennant was back as Dr Who – and I was his assistant! He grabbed my hand for the latest adventure: The ghost bus. Once aboard the bus in question, the title of the episode became … Continue reading

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Adventures in Aberystwyth (Rousse)

Aberystwyth was buzzing with activity: ET-S was organising some event to collect data for her doctoral research; I was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the university; the theatre was running a “white festival” where everyone dressed in white; … Continue reading

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An ill-advised headbutt (Rousse)

Cousin T’s latest adventure was captured in a photo posted on Facebook. On seeing him handcuffed and wearing a blood-stained T shirt I feared for his safety. Then I noticed that the other man in the picture was bleeding from … Continue reading

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