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Apple interface problems (Rousse)

My new iPhone infuriated me. I was trying to contact JM and BR in London to check the venue of the conference dinner that evening, but the device’s interface was so poor that I couldn’t operate its telephone function. It … Continue reading

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Innovative prison security solution (Rousse)

K was going to be locked up in prison for another two weeks at least, awaiting trial for her assault on S. It took three hours to travel the long distance to visit her. Even after that, I was not … Continue reading

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From Turkey to Teesside by taxi (Rousse)

Although my paper had been refereed and accepted, by the time that I registered at the Turkish conference it had disappeared from the programme. I hung around the venue all morning looking for someone to tell me if I was … Continue reading

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Exam preparation tips (Rousse)

I realised that the resources that I prepared for my exam preparation classes this year were sub-standard when I passed a bus stop advertising hoarding from 2013. It displayed a full colour professionally-produced poster packed with specifc advice for the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks Concert lends magic to the city (Rousse)

Virgin Money scored an enormous coup with its advertising campaign for the Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks concert. Nobody could work out how it was done, but at about 08:00am on the morning of the concert itself the skies over Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry gone in a Wispa (Rousse)

Stephen Fry was was at my house. Stephen Fry was at my house? Is that right? Yes, there he was sitting on the sofa talking to my niece AF about his role as the new front man for the latest … Continue reading

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