Tag Archives: barefoot

Reptiles and serpents found at tropical wedding venue (Rousse)

DTJ and KJ were due to host their wedding celebration at a tropical hotel that was familiar to me and TPR. We picked up our wedding present for them – a huge canvas – and walked barefoot to the venue. … Continue reading

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Barefoot in a tuxedo (Rousse)

WR brought five female engineers with him from the University of Edinburgh when he came to visit us. They were all dressed up for the graduation ball. Since I happened to be wearing a tuxedo, they asked if I would … Continue reading

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Dangerous Borders river walk (Rousse)

I could have visited the M family when I was at the conference in Paris, but instead I decided to go out for a walk with some of the other delegates. These included two retired nurses, one of whom know … Continue reading

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Barefoot with a golf ball (Rousse)

Who else would travel miles to an open-air pop concert and forget to pack any shoes? It would be entirely my own fault if my feet were trampled upon by other festival-goers. This was of secondary importance, however, to SL’s … Continue reading

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A visit to (the other) Cardiff Castle (Rousse)

I walked barefoot in my purple fleece pyjamas all the way to Cardiff. There I found the secret lane to the J family’s castle. The muddy track was littered with loose change that had been discarded by NJ’s teenage partying … Continue reading

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Going without: underwear or shoes? (Rousse)

It would be extremely rude to present a research seminar barefoot, especially in the company of DW who was always so well turned-out. So we spent hours hunting for a neat pair of black loafers (or similar) at the top … Continue reading

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