Tag Archives: ankle

A thick-ankled waitress (Rousse)

I admired ET as she served everyone in the dining room single-handed. This was a feat in itself, but she did it with so much grace, without a hint that she would consider this demeaning work for someone of her … Continue reading

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Pain-free injury (Rousse)

GSX followed us up the staircase in baby blue ankle boots. ‘What about your injury?’ I asked. ‘It’s fine’, she replied, ‘It doesn’t hurt at all’.

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Getting rid of an unwanted Spanish husband (Rousse)

What on earth had I done by marrying a weedy Spaniard? I was in love with TPR! Communication between me and my new husband was very poor, and I didn’t even fancy the silly little man. He made such a … Continue reading

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A blue-skinned lady (Rousse)

I discovered an anatomically-challenged, over-tall, medical dummy of a blue skinned woman on the Meadows. Her foot was particularly interesting because it detached at the ankle. Eventually a sculpture student from the Edinburgh College of Art claimed my find. I … Continue reading

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Marie Helvin shops for shoes (Rousse)

Marie Helvin browsed the display of shoes that we had just admired. My sister-in-law SMcC wasn’t going to miss this golden opportunity to speak to the “face of the seventies”. She turned to the former supermodel and struck up a … Continue reading

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Shower storage solutions (Rousse)

I needed to get home from an event on the Mound, but it was pouring down outside. I was not going to risk ruining my long purple suede boots. Then someone suggested that I probably had some other footwear in … Continue reading

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