Tag Archives: catering

Teacher tickles semi-naked student in class (Rousse)

TPR was very efficient with his packing. I was less so, scattering the hotel room with my belongings, and wondering how on earth I would get back from the room to the lab by 11:00 for my special class on … Continue reading

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A new career in catering (Rousse)

After a long career in finance, TF was retraining as a waiter. He practised his new skills in the pupils’ dining room at George Watson’s College, Edinburgh. His daughter K helped, serving water at the table from a chipped yellow … Continue reading

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Tiny disabled Chinese criminal forced to live in a pocket (Rousse)

OC’s new charge was a tiny disabled Chinese ex-con with a miniscule human head and the plastic body of an Action Mall doll. He’d given up his life of crime after his gang leaders found he was more of a … Continue reading

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Gary Glitter flashback (Rousse)

Gary Glitter sidled up to me from behind just as I was about to hand the dirty crockery from the Korean cookery demonstration over to one of the catering staff. I was struck by how much the disgraced pop star … Continue reading

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The canapé thief (Rousse)

Once again I was at an over-catered work event. Hardly anyone turned up, and loads of food was destined for the bin. I couldn’t bear the thought of such waste. So in front of those who had bothered to attend … Continue reading

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A catering nightmare with Ambrosia Devon custard (Rousse)

The house was packed with guests, all of whom expected a pudding after their main course. What would I serve them? I had nothing planned. Then I remembered that we had a few bananas and some Ambrosia Devon custard in … Continue reading

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HCI conference plays with delegates’ minds (Rousse)

Should we sue the international HCI conference organisers for playing with our minds? Our first complaint was that they had provided us with “unstable” catering. The bread sticks on the buffet table at lunch time transformed into croissants at will. … Continue reading

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