Tag Archives: bagpipes

Paternoster panic and a dreary dance (Rousse)

After scaring myself silly on the library’s open paternoster podium (at the instigation of LM), I followed a student in highland dress to the graduation ball. The latter was a grave disappointment. In a tiny meeting room at the back … Continue reading

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Wailing bagpipes and sweet guitars (Rousse)

The awful wailing sound coming from the direction of the stage was TM on bagpipes. “He should stick to the guitar”, I muttered. Then CI took the stage. Her tunes were much better. Then someone said it was TPR’s turn. … Continue reading

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Victoria Beckham’s puppy (Rousse)

Victoria Beckham was simply asking a favour of her two best friends. LF and I were happy to oblige. While she travelled the world, we would take care of her puppy. Unfortunately the plan failed. The puppy bled to death … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury reigns over Wembley and David Cameron settles into Edinburgh pied-à-terre (Rousse)

I was summoned to 10 Downing Street, but I didn’t know why. The house was as packed as a pub on a Friday night and I had to force myself through a throng of MPs, including George Osbourne, to reach … Continue reading

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