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Edinburgh bike rage (Rousse)

Back on campus for the first time in months, X did not look her best. First I said how pleased I was to see her after so long, then I asked her what was wrong. “Patrijca Allende just tried to … Continue reading

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Outer Hebrides cycle tour: the easy route (Rousse)

I was on a cycling tour of the Outer Hebrides with TPR, his mother, and his sister SG. I was very impressed with my own performance on a single bike – until I realised that SG was on a scooter … Continue reading

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Cycling, a castle, and tightrope walking (Rousse)

My morning routine was to get up bright and early, walk my bike through the village, then cycle home in the sunshine. One day I journeyed high into the countryside and visited a castle that doubled up as a hotel. … Continue reading

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Wedding gatecrash (Rousse)

My new flat was somewhere near Arthur’s Seat in a run-down corner of Edinburgh. I struggled to cycle there due to forgetting the route and thus turned a short ride into a mammoth journey. When I saw a coach come … Continue reading

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Stuck in Loughborough (Rousse)

All my friends were able to go to and from Loughborough as they pleased – but not I. While they were either happy in the East Midlands or had easy transport elsewhere, all my attempts to get a flight out … Continue reading

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Last minute wedding preparations (Rousse)

E was heavily involved in the wedding preparations, organising everything from her tiny flat. She even grew her red hair long for the occasion – or was that a ginger wig she wore with her green gown? When I called … Continue reading

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Sating a stationery obsession (Rousse)

In the summer we would walk over the hills to the beach on the other side. We could even take bikes, so long as we were prepared to carry them part of the way. For the time being while it … Continue reading

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