Tag Archives: badges

Never too late for law (Rousse)

I caught up with HJ just as she was leaving the party. Looking rather bedraggled in a long, bright red, lace dress, she complained that there were too few people there for it to be any fun. I agreed, and … Continue reading

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Hugh Grant lookalike cited in affair accusations (Rousse)

I tried to work out why TPR and I were staying in this business hotel by peering at the badges of the other guests. One man appeared to be “the friendliest of the friendly”. This didn’t help, other than suggest … Continue reading

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Conference mismanagement and a plague of nits (Rousse)

I was attempting – and failing – to run a one-day conference without any help. By 3pm the delegates had completed their activities and were bored and fidgety, but I couldn’t deal with them because someone had left a door … Continue reading

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A cat-assisted attempt to avoid divorce (Rousse)

There was only one way that I would find time to do my own research ever again: to register for a second PhD. I considered several options. I could return to the University of Birmingham where I had studied as … Continue reading

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Cambridge conference saves Rousse from North Sea diving job

Although I agreed with the guest house landlady that her daughter looked a fright, I kept my views to myself. The poor girl obviously considered herself a beauty, yet to most she simply looked fake with her long blonde hair … Continue reading

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