Tag Archives: ancestors

Time-travelling wife powerless to prevent husband’s grisly motorway death (Rousse)

TPR died a hero in an attempt to save an 8 year-old Brownie. The poor girl was held in the clutches of a mad woman who was set on proving a point about ancestors in Billingham, Teesside. TPR was crushed … Continue reading

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Radiation transforms terrier into reptile (Rousse)

Over the summer I used Branxton as my base, and popped into Berwick High School periodically to use the facilities there for completing my project. The house was still full of interesting artefacts associated with my maternal ancestors, including trophies … Continue reading

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David Mitchell’s ancestors and Rabelais (Rousse)

David Mitchell and I were meant to be studying, but we kept on catching one another’s eye across the library table. As I wondered what it must be like to be married to him (lucky Victoria Coren) I found it … Continue reading

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Viking farm challenge and a spot of sewing (Rousse)

My moustached Moldovan lover and I followed the route to the next stage of the challenge. All the other competitors were queuing up to test their skills at reversing the enormous red tractor on the farm just outside Aberdeen. When … Continue reading

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Rousse averts Las Vegas crime-spree

Normally I hated huge Las Vegas hotels, but this one was an exception. The staff did everything to make you feel at home, right down to changing the name-plates on the bedroom doors each day so that guests believed that … Continue reading

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Tsunami hits north west England (Rousse)

All the EdCM girls were billed to speak at the Manchester conference, so I was really looking forward to it. However, by the time I reached my destination Manchester had transformed into the Liverpool docks (pre-investment), the conference was no … Continue reading

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