Tag Archives: back-up

University of Nottingham web pages hacked (Rousse)

I ruined the University of Nottingham’s graduate testimonials web page when I picked out the plastic letters from the top line and dropped them on the floor. I simply couldn’t remember the wording that JC had used to honour her … Continue reading

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White whale skeleton is centre-piece at gold and black themed wedding (Rousse)

About a dozen of us volunteered to set the stage for MNX’s wedding. First we hung gold and black decorations around the hall. Then we manoeuvred the huge white whale skeleton into the window display. When everything was ready I … Continue reading

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Broad bean babies transform into aconites (Rousse)

My cousin EV asked if we could look after her newborn baby. I was very nervous about accepting the invitation, especially since the baby was only the size of a broad bean. It was obvious that this would be a … Continue reading

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Find My iPhone catches cheating spouse (Rousse)

I needed a back-up plan since my husband appeared to be no longer interested in me. R would do. He fitted the bill well as a tall, skinny engineer. There were, however, a few of drawbacks of my pursuit of … Continue reading

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Intruders with a Chinese theme (Rousse)

When I first opened my eyes I was very surprised to see my colleague AC standing over me at the side of the bed. “I’ve brought your breakfast”, he announced, waving three thin white carrier bags overflowing with Chinese food … Continue reading

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Stocking-masked criminal and canine sidekick despatched into the night (Rousse)

My family members were still scattered around the house, lounging about and chatting, and ignoring my instructions to put on their coats and shoes in readiness for the trip out to the Edinburgh Fringe to see the Scottish Falsetto Sock … Continue reading

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