Tag Archives: centre

Frank Underwood comments on flood conditions (Rousse)

When I visited Frank Underwood in Washington I had no choice but to drive. As things turned out it was not as difficult as I feared to navigate the roads from the suburbs into the city centre. When I mentioned … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

White whale skeleton is centre-piece at gold and black themed wedding (Rousse)

About a dozen of us volunteered to set the stage for MNX’s wedding. First we hung gold and black decorations around the hall. Then we manoeuvred the huge white whale skeleton into the window display. When everything was ready I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rwandan driver leads travellers a merry dance over the sand dunes of Holy Island with a horse (Rousse)

After an enormous breakfast of smoked salmon and roast potatoes – some of which I had to put back in the fridge because I simply couldn’t manage it all – I caught the train south. My travelling companions were TPR, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reasons not to move to the country (Rousse)

The front door of our flat was boarded up, and through the windows you could just see that all our belongings had been removed. So it was true. We were moving out of town into an old farm house, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A huge hairy monster, a pickpocket, and promises of staff socials (Rousse)

‘There’s a huge hairy monster making a terrible racket in room C44!’ I screamed down the phone to security. What I didn’t tell them was that this was a monster of our own making. We’d created it using a graphics … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Snow go in Worcestershire – but all’s OK in Birmingham (Rousse)

The big challenge when driving in Birmingham was the quantity of traffic. TPR skilfully managed to avoid a crash as he weaved in and out of the lanes of the huge highways that passed through the city centre. Then we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

White rabbit moves in with deer (Rousse)

I lay in the bath pondering the state of my surroundings. TPR had done his best to make minor repairs to the bathroom but they could hardly be called professional: the toilet roll holder was crammed into a corner where … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment