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A work weekend in Winchester (Rousse)

The work trip was a long weekend  in Winchester. Our accommodation was so meagre that I was forced to sleep in an indoor cave squashed between two of my reportees. One complained that I sniffed and blew my nose all … Continue reading

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A white Christmas in Edinburgh (Rousse)

We spent the afternoon watching old films on television in the sitting room. Fortunately nobody sat on the green-threaded needles that KT found at my end of the sofa. Then, when we saw that snow had fallen late in the … Continue reading

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Left hand skin lump diagnosis (Rousse)

I was chatting to JS when I noticed a small lump on the knuckle of the index finger of my left hand. I bit into it, then peeled back the skin all the way to my wrist. On display were … Continue reading

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New photographic technique and sparrow biting (Rousse)

TPR was applying a special technique to a photo of our nephew P and nieces B and F. The heat of his fingers changed the colours in the shot. Meanwhile a sparrow landed on my face. I chased it away … Continue reading

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A useless sabbatical, a stray student, and a delicious brand of cell phone (Rousse)

My boss pass me a typed sheet of paper. This stated that I had been granted a sabbatical between 29th April and 31st August 2015. It was already the end of June. What use was this to me? Then the … Continue reading

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A frightening encounter with an vicious labradoodle and a zombie businessman (Rousse)

They were both out to get me: the white labradoodle that leapt to bite my hand, and the zombie in the blood-stained business suit.

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A greedy wife (Rousse)

TPR lay in the sun listening to the music of Bob Marley. I ate a bagel with cottage cheese and crème fraîche. It was only when I took my last bite that I remembered that I had promised to share … Continue reading

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