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Dissertation and desertion (Rousse)

My dissertation was due for submission in a matter of weeks and I hadn’t started it even though I had all the access to resources that I would ever need, now that I lived in a cubby hole in the … Continue reading

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Jack Dee, school girls in gingham blouses, and dental floss (Rousse)

I couldn’t believe my luck: Jack Dee agreed to coach me for my big lecture in March! In the meantime, there were some more mundane duties to attend to on campus. EH suggested that a couple of glasses of Champagne … Continue reading

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