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A spare CD of Scottish folk music (Rousse)

I saved the CD of Scottish folk music as a present for FR. In the company of IB, LJ and JM, however, she regretted that she was unable to accept it. This music, apparently, was not to her tastes (at … Continue reading

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An unconventional Brazilian research symposium (Rousse)

The evening entertainment that followed the Brazilian research symposium was a little unconventional. I’d never before attended such a reception in a shopping mall. I was also very disappointed that the music system didn’t work, despite our valiant efforts with … Continue reading

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A call for a highlands home (Rousse)

Normally JG would be the last one to pack up the island house at the end of the season, but this year it was me. “You’ll need to have your cases ready by 13:00”, he instructed. I reached over to … Continue reading

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Drunk Police fan and dead grandmother responsible for multiple car crashes (Rousse)

With my sister J at the wheel of the Fiat Panda, we turned off the main road and drove past a country pub packed with Eton schoolboys dressed in their school uniform. They couldn’t take their eyes off A, next … Continue reading

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