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Back to work in boxer shorts (Rousse)

Dressed in thin cotton boxer shorts, I arrived back at work after the Christmas holiday to find that someone had moved my desk into a shabby shared office with FR, IB, IH and SS. Here it was freezing cold, the … Continue reading

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Too few cables and an ancient operating system (Rousse)

I was happy to share an office with GW, but we really needed to do something about the IT facilities in our new room. We didn’t have enough cables to provide power to all our computer monitors, and those few … Continue reading

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Archers catch up (Rousse)

After preliminaries about the weather (he thought it poor, we suggested otherwise) our fellow guest on the Isle of Lewis got to the point of why he’d approached us. Did we have a radio, some power cables, and the means … Continue reading

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When popping out to the shop turns into a hunt for polar bears (Rousse)

The community shop at Timsgarry was doing a roaring trade, despite its endemic over-pricing. I picked up a pretty pair of purple sheepskin child’s slippers and baulked at the £83 tag. Meanwhile TPR was negotiating on a supply of brown … Continue reading

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Flood, fire and knitting (Rousse)

Although our house was not as grand as those of our neighbours with their massive tiled entrance halls, I was still distraught to learn that it had been damaged by a combination of flood and fire. Especially annoying was that … Continue reading

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