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Unethical practices of rail companies (Rousse)

The three women in the train carriage were all plain-clothed police officers. I knew this because I had been allocated the role of PhD supervisor for one of them. The woman in question, however, was unaware of this because she … Continue reading

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Pregnant at 50 (Rousse)

My sister-in-law SMc made her announcement. ‘I’m expecting a baby’, she beamed. This was clearly a planned pregnancy. S and her partner A were delighted.

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Salmond recruits dogs and dolphins to support Scottish independence bid (Rousse)

The white poodle was reluctant to leave his post – literally. Following the instruction of Alex Salmond, the dog had been guarding the long wooden stick ever since the Scottish independence referendum was first announced. I persuaded him that his … Continue reading

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A level results anxieties (Rousse)

It was only when the young man in our party on holiday in the highlands announced that he was going to phone in for his A level grades that I realised that (a) he was a school boy, and (b) … Continue reading

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