Tag Archives: car

A fateful ferry ride (Rousse)

The hire car was parked just 200 yards away. I was meant to walk this short distance down the road and drive it back to the house. Instead I embarked on a road trip with colleagues TF and RS, and … Continue reading

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Library friends (Rousse)

I spent so much time in the massive library that I became good friends with all the staff, and other users often mistook me for a librarian. One day, for example, I was obliged to field complaints from a couple … Continue reading

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Drug dealing in Dublin (Rousse)

Seated in the back of the car to the left of me, JS asked why she would not be joining the book group trip to Dublin. I found it hard to believe that she had forgotten all about her forthcoming … Continue reading

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Pit bull rescue goes over the edge (Belle)

I was sitting in the back seat of the Land Rover as Craig of the New York Bully Crew drove us down to the cliff and straight over the edge. I saw it was about to happen, regretted I hadn’t … Continue reading

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A very short-lived relationship with Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (Belle)

I moved in with The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) and admired the┬ámassive┬ádouble bed with a crisp white bedspread. However, by teatime, Dwayne had moved out and Andy Samberg had let his small daughter drive – and wreck – my car.

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Tricks when parking a car in Edinburgh (Rousse)

I had been away from work for so long that a new boy had to show me around our office premises south of the Edinburgh city bypass. First he took me to the car park that we shared with the … Continue reading

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Holiday cottage plant thieves (Rousse)

Given that they were about to start a holiday rental operation themselves, I was astonished when AH and CS lifted three or four pot plants from our cottage on changeover day. Even when I asked them to hand over the … Continue reading

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