Tag Archives: campus

Glistening glamour and finger technique (Rousse)

We passed through the university hospital by train as we travelled to the campus. Everything was beautiful and sparkling in white – from the walls of the structure to the glistening full-length ball gowns of the glamorous reception staff. On … Continue reading

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An office move and a useless computer (Rousse)

Since my office had been allocated to someone else, I was forced to move campus. Queues of students begged to see me there, including 1995 graduates AB and PG. Meanwhile my computer died – most likely because it had been … Continue reading

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How to flirt 1980s style (Rousse)

My expertise did not stretch to biomedical science, yet I was charged with delivering a lecture to the new first years. I won them over in the first few minutes with a couple of jokes, then kept their interest by … Continue reading

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Edinburgh bike rage (Rousse)

Back on campus for the first time in months, X did not look her best. First I said how pleased I was to see her after so long, then I asked her what was wrong. “Patrijca Allende just tried to … Continue reading

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Sister spies (Rousse)

My sister decided to get a job. First, however, she’d need some experience for her CV. How would I feel if she volunteered as my assistant over the summer? I agreed to take her on – so long as I … Continue reading

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Uncovered: monkey researchers and shoplifter engineers (Rousse)

RR had a very low opinion of the entertainment troupe that had turned up on campus to liven up our engineering programme. ‘They’re a bunch of monkeys who know nothing about research!’ he complained. Meanwhile I was busy investigating public … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Player-Slayer peril (Rousse)

The Player-Slayer was on the loose in south Edinburgh. Runners were warned to be vigilant on the cycle path that connected the Craiglockhart and Merchiston campuses of Edinburgh Napier University. I ensured that I was accompanied whenever I ran this … Continue reading

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