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A wife denies an affair (Rousse)

My boss took me to one side. He didn’t believe me when I told him I knew what he was going to ask me, but I was right. I responded that I did not have an affair with BT in … Continue reading

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A tempting offer to come out of retirement (Rousse)

I picked up the call on TPR’s mobile. It was his old boss. ‘Keith Falconer’s left the company and I need a quick replacement’ he said. ‘I’m willing to pay £33k for a one year contract. Do you think TPR … Continue reading

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Trapped underground with University Challenge contestant Oscar Powell (Rousse)

I was asked at very short notice to run a feedback with session with a small set of students. I was therefore very surprised to see the large number gathered when I arrived 20 minutes late in the designated room. … Continue reading

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Communication for the abused (Rousse)

We were always being told that we were bound to know a woman who was being abused and now we knew who it was in our case: the assistant in the corner shop. She communicated that she needed our help. … 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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Not so pretty in pink (Rousse)

As a reward for taking on extra responsibilities at work, XY was provided a suite of rooms to decorate to his own specifications. He left the dull pink bathroom as it was, but had the walls redecorated using remnants of … Continue reading

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Academic exclusion (Rousse)

My boss chastised me for not meeting my targets. As punishment I was to spend two days in solitary confinement. On reflection I realised that this was completely unfair. I had actually exceeded all my targets. I complained and the … Continue reading

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