Tag Archives: blond

Catching up with friends (Rousse)

I really needed to get out more. It was such a long time since I’d last seen NP that I assumed that the woman with long straight blond hair was her. Similarly, when I reported to DT and the rest … Continue reading

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A redhead for a blonde (Rousse)

MSB and I switched our training programme from running to swimming. Now that I was no longer a gym member and had no access to the pool, this posed a practical problem. When I sneaked up to the gym reception … Continue reading

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Danes are more beautiful than Brits – so says Finnair (Rousse)

I raced through Gatwick Airport, desperate to reach the Finnair flight to Oslo before the gate closed. DC was also at the airport, en route to Greece. Delighted to find company, he asked my advice on where to purchase a … Continue reading

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A footballer and a phone (Rousse)

Even though he was brought up and lived in Cardiff, my cousin played soccer as an England international. I was so proud of him in his white kit. How strange it was, however, that TPR admired my cousin’s hairstyle of … Continue reading

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An afternoon with David Mitchell (Rousse)

The black banana that promised to contain a map inside was a grave disappointment. Now my sister J and I were lost with two Canadian cousins somewhere in the south of England with no idea of how to reach the … Continue reading

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From the Caribbean to Tiverton by foot in party dresses (Rousse)

Caribbean holiday over, MSB and I began to make our way home to Edinburgh. We were most unsuitably dressed for the journey, decked out in party dresses and ballet pumps. MSB modelled one of her own creations, a gorgeous Quality … Continue reading

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Legacy of Lord of the Rings: will Gollum make adulthood unscathed? (Rousse)

CS and I wandered the campus at night, arm in arm, devising plots to make a fortune from the delivery of social media master classes. We were not alone: JK was also hard at work in his office, and we … Continue reading

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