Tag Archives: bay

Careers in Finland (Rousse)

TPR, OC and I had been in Finland so long that the snow had returned to the mountains across the bay. OC had travelled here initially in hope of joining the music industry as accountant for a major record label. … Continue reading

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Corporate fun (with a dodgy doctor) in Hawaii (Rousse)

TPR and I were shepherded into a tiny cupboard with some of his colleagues at a corporate party in Hawaii. Meanwhile those preparing the later activity conducted a team partnering exercise. Several people were swapped back and forth across cupboards … 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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Heart disease stunts growth (Rousse)

Somehow I had to extract myself from under the sand dune before the tide came up any further, then swim across the bay to join the others on the island. The tricky part was to push my way out of … Continue reading

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A freezer door, dirty washing, a herd of elephants, greyhounds, a dead dog, and £100k of ruined camera equipment (Rousse)

I was over at RR’s flat helping out with a few things, including an open freezer door. TPR came along for the ride with his guitar and a couple of amps. It was our last day before heading off on … Continue reading

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Monster tuna fish washed up in massive Hebridean tidal wave (Rousse)

My sister JMH and I shared a small double bed in a tiny hotel room positioned high above an Outer Hebridean bay. Others, including my old school friend HP, used our room as a thoroughfare. One morning when we looked … Continue reading

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Railway level crossing death averted (Rousse)

The excitement in the car was palpable. Out of the window we could see the island in the distance, and shiny, smiling seals frolicking in the bay. TPR, KA and I were very much looking forward to this long-overdue holiday … Continue reading

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