Tag Archives: chase

Cat capture (Rousse)

I was speaking to my parents on the phone from the comfort of my own bed at 06:00am when three cats jumped into the flat through the bedroom window. I left TPR to chase the intruders out again.

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Unwelcome sister interference in matters of the heart (Rousse)

I had my suspicions that sixth form sweethearts G and JB had called it a day on their long marriage. That GB was a single man at last was confirmed when JB mentioned her ‘new partner’ to me. I headed … Continue reading

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A chase through the British Library (Rousse)

AM and I chased a man through the British Library demanding to know why he had done nothing to update the Library and Information Science Research Coalition web site since 2009.

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A near gobbling (Rousse)

We were on a road trip across the US with my cousins N and D. We stopped at a ranch where an old farmer showed us his stock. TPR took it upon himself to see if he could out-run the … Continue reading

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New photographic technique and sparrow biting (Rousse)

TPR was applying a special technique to a photo of our nephew P and nieces B and F. The heat of his fingers changed the colours in the shot. Meanwhile a sparrow landed on my face. I chased it away … Continue reading

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Steve Redgrave takes to the stage, Benny Hill style (Rousse)

GB wrote, directed, and played the leading lady in a spectacular fancy dress stage show. The highlight of the performance was a Benny Hill style chase across town starring Steve Redgrave, NP, SF and GB herself.

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Insensitive weekend drug dealers (Rousse)

I spent the working day at my portable desk on pavement on the north side of Princes Street. It had a convenient storage slot where I kept a big supply of bottled water. One Friday a bunch of ruffians offered … Continue reading

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A course in Corbridge – with popsicles (Rousse)

The venue for the course was the sitting room of my (dead) grandmother’s house in Corbridge. It was exactly as it was the last time that I had last visited it in the 1980s. The brown curtains still hung at … Continue reading

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Photo opportunities and a lecture on spending (Rousse)

We raced to the top of the hill with the dog to photograph the amazing sunset over Oban. We almost caused an accident when a red setter chased us and then ran into the road. Then it was back to … Continue reading

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The sad fate of a cute snow-white baby bear cub (Rousse)

I chased TPR over the moorland and past the skiers who were racing down to the loch along a single strip of snow. When TPR threw his sticks in the air and dropped over a steep cliff I thought that … Continue reading

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