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Checking for Czechs (Rousse)

I tried walking home along country lanes at night time, but this proved too dangerous. Even in flashing trainers it soon became obvious that drivers could not see me, and that I was risking my life. I changed my plan … Continue reading

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Braving the British Library lift system for a blip (Rousse)

The lifts at the British Library had a terrible reputation. They could be crowded, smelly and airless, and it was said that you could suffocate from a lack of oxygen if you were unlucky enough to travel all the way … Continue reading

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Bedroom furniture body bonus (Rousse)

Pablo the handyman was working hard on the alterations to our bedroom. By the time he finished, I would have the most spectacular set of cupboards, and plenty of space to keep all my clothes together in the same room. … Continue reading

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National Library of Scotland raids English universities for new staff (Rousse)

The team at the National Library of Scotland had already grown significantly and they were keen to take on even more staff. The main source of new employees appeared to be two English universities. SW was a recent recruit from … Continue reading

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Prime-time reality TV botanic bonus (Rousse)

I was the star of a prime-time reality TV show. Cut off from the rest of the world as the team leader of six adventurers, I was only allowed one short walkie-talkie call with my family over the course of … Continue reading

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