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Car cliff tumble (Rousse)

I was so accident prone that others were avoiding me – but not RG. He boldly climbed into the passenger seat of the Fiat Stilo as I put it into gear to move it to a more suitable parking space. … 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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Photo opportunities on a far flung Hebridean island (Rousse)

We were supposed to be heading to the beach, but there was so much to organise with all the children and the dogs. Eventually we set off, but TPR and I became separated from everyone else and ended up on … Continue reading

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Free babysitting deal is not all that it seems in Barcelona hotel (Rousse)

I was in Barcelona for work with TPR, although what we were actually doing there was unclear. My main interest was the beach (which I had missed completely on my last visit), and spending time with various friends who were … Continue reading

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Cheese at the seaside (Rousse)

JC and I forgot to pick up the picnic, but at least we had the lumps of cheddar cheese that I always carried in my purple wool glove. We scattered these over the fields as we ran down to the … Continue reading

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Supervising students while sailing (Rousse)

It was a tough call: two honours project students needed attention, but my pals NP and GB had called in to see if I would come out to play. What made it more difficult was that we were all on … Continue reading

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Lucinda Legerwood awarded PhD (Rousse)

BB hosted the viva in his office, HR chaired it, and the candidate – Lucinda Legerwood of BBC Apprentice fame – engaged in conversation with the female external examiner in Wolverhampton by Skype. I was on the beach when I … Continue reading

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