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Belle’s beard

I wished I hadn’t looked in the mirror.  Not only did I have stubbly beard, I also had what were known as ‘apple-cheek whiskers’. Advertisements

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Dealing with workplace bullies (Rousse)

When I congratulated Captain C on his thirty years of service at the University, he introduced me to his brother Martin. Although I had known Captain C for decades, until this point I had no idea of the existence of … Continue reading

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Two weddings in one day (Rousse)

RA and his new bride Catherine could not believe my cheek. I only asked if I could come to their wedding and leave half way through so that I could reach DT and KJ in time for the 6pm start … Continue reading

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A PhD student, a wolf, and a champion demented Whitby stretcher-thrower (Rousse)

There was so much going on in the corridors that it took a long time to get everyone into the room and the main characters around the table for the PhD supervision. The student had become so paranoid that she … Continue reading

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Preparations for a run in outer space (Rousse)

AM and I arranged to go out for a run together in outer space. We first needed to catch the space elevator to reach the starting point of the route. We piled in with some other runners and waited for … Continue reading

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A bad job interview soon forgotten (Rousse)

I’d been drafted in to help recruit some new research staff for Sunderland University. The panel members compared their notes after the interviews. We agreed that one of the candidates was hopeless. The chairman also noted woefully that it would … Continue reading

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Tattoo removal priorities (Rousse)

JC chose to “wear” my face when she joined me on the hockey field. Seeing them on someone else, I immediately resolved to do something about my dreadful double chins. The first priority, however, was to find a way of … Continue reading

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