Tag Archives: bathing costume

Stephen Fry’s bathroom (Rousse)

Stephen Fry’s old bathroom was a place of pilgrimage. I borrowed a bright yellow-striped swimsuit from my cousin DT and plunged into the water. As I relaxed into the bath I noticed the messages that Hugh Laurie had scratched into … Continue reading

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Sauna strip-off rip-off (Rousse)

BV paid £7 so that he and I could sit naked together in a Turkish sauna. This was a complete waste of money. You didn’t have to pay at all if you agreed to keep your swimming costume on.

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An unplanned journey to the Hebrides (Rousse)

My father paid £19 each for all five of us to visit the castle and within minutes I had ruined everyone’s day. How was I to know that the bus was not a shuttle around the estate, but instead a … Continue reading

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Beach beauty tips (Rousse)

Even though it was still winter, I packed my pink swimming costume for our trip to the beach. I almost threw a bottle of shampoo into the bag too, but then had second thoughts. Washing my hair in the grey … Continue reading

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Basking sharks and a bikini malfunction (Rousse)

I splashed along the Hebridean shoreline on a beautiful summer day. For company I had the birds and an occasional seal. I even spotted a few small basking sharks surprisingly close to the water’s edge. I couldn’t understand why TPR … Continue reading

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