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The toilet roll juggler and an amateur bathroom plumber (Rousse)

While AO juggled toilet rolls for my entertainment at one end of the bathroom, at the other TPR helped KA sort out the bath. The blockage was caused by a build-up of revolting rotten autumn leaves stuck at the top … Continue reading

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Noisy clothing (Rousse)

There was such a loud rustle every time that I budged in my seat that the other cinema goers were leaning over to tell me to shush. I couldn’t understand why my jacket would make such a racket until someone … Continue reading

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A long soak (Rousse)

The Manor House bathroom overlooked the grounds towards the bay. Here JM and I took a long afternoon soak. Meanwhile TPR was elsewhere (most likely working on code). When it was finally time to get out, a French student brought … Continue reading

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Ranting, raging, decorating, and bathing at the White House (Rousse)

I stormed into my sister J’s bedroom at the White House where I knew that I would find my mother. ‘She’s done it again!’ I raged. ‘What now?’ ‘She’s “redecorated” the room next to the bathroom in her own ridiculous … Continue reading

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Cilla Black death faux pas (Rousse)

One of my former students had a famous mother-in-law: the singer and entertainer Cilla Black. When I called round to see him and his father-in-law I asked after Cilla. ‘What kind of question is that?!’ said the father-in-law. I had … Continue reading

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Outdoors baker is jealous wife (Rousse)

BG was not happy to hear that I was about to climb into bed with JG in front of all the party guests. ‘What if something happens?’, she complained. ‘Nothing will’, I assured her – because, in reality, I was … Continue reading

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Naked computer scientist rugby players high on drugs cause havoc at house party (Rousse)

Our party was getting out of hand. Five naked computer scientist rugby players high on drugs had squeezed into the bath off the spare bedroom – just at the point that I was showing MB’s nonagenarian mother to her room … Continue reading

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