Tag Archives: animals

Victorian dental bills, exotic animals and a marriage (Belle)

It was ‘Victorian times’ and a mysterious stranger gave me £50 to undertake a voyage to Australia to get my teeth fixed. My plan was to gather exotic animals while I was there, transport them back to London and sell … Continue reading

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Animals of unfixed species, gender and sexuality (Rousse)

I knew that my boss wouldn’t mind if I took a small tin of lip salve from the supply that she kept in her office drawer. I needed it for the forthcoming PhD studentship interviews, along with a glass of … Continue reading

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“Invisible” cat caught wearing navy blue corduroy dungarees (Rousse)

As we hung our belongings up in the gym changing rooms TPR noticed the sign that said that animals were forbidden on site. I took my purple fleece off its hook and passed it to the cat. “I suggest that … Continue reading

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Amazing animal life at Ayers Rock (Rousse)

“Ayers Rock next stop!” shouted the driver. The message was relayed from passenger to passenger along the length of the 224 bus until it reached our gang on the back seat of the single decker. Our leader JS doubted this … Continue reading

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Farmyard animals enjoy indoor luxury of family seat (Rousse)

The family seat of the Hanna dynasty was now a hotel. I wondered what the descendants of this noble line would make of the pigs and donkeys happily housed on the ground floor just behind the reception desk.

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John Lewis suitcase switch and Tiffany diamond haul (Rousse)

In a flashback to the heady days of dot.com boom TPR and I flew to South Africa for an all-expenses paid incentive holiday in Pretoria. I was looking forward to comparing the twenty-first century experience of corporate excess with that … Continue reading

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A tardis and a fake doctor – amongst other strange things (Rousse)

On the Isle of Lewis: It was lucky that I happened to glance out at the sea from the stairwell window from the fourth floor when I did. The tsunami was heading straight for the sea wall. TPR, RG and … Continue reading

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