Tag Archives: claustrophobia

Princess Anne’s trip to Jenners (Rousse)

I bumped into my old pal Princess Anne (the Princess Royal) in Jenners. TPR and I were there (having arrived by helterskelter slide) to purchase some large electrical goods. The Princess was rather confused by the layout of the shop, … Continue reading

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Live ‘badgers’ for sale in Edinburgh store (Rousse)

KD and I stumbled across a new set of interesting shops in a mews building at the west end of Edinburgh. Amongst them was one that sold ethnic goods such as Turkish rugs and handcrafted wooden furniture from the Far … Continue reading

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An Edinburgh colony house visit (Rousse)

I met LK sitting on the narrow pavement outside her colony house on Easter Road. She wanted to show me her garden so we left her two daughters by the roadside and I followed her through the main door of … Continue reading

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Camper van claustrophobia (Rousse)

We were all supposed to travel in the white camper van. There were seats for around ten people all squashed together on the upper deck. The driver had a little more space to himself below. I was the first to … Continue reading

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A claustrophobic attempt to decipher a grass message (Rousse)

A window on the landing of a stairwell on the south side of Edinburgh’s East Claremont Street would be the best vantage point for the message in the lawn of the Claremont Crescent garden. I crossed the road, pushed open … Continue reading

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Unsuitable work for a claustrophobic (Rousse)

I’d undergone all the engineering training so now they expected me to enter the mineshaft in a battered old white Renault four with unreliable gears, then work my way underground by foot back to base, inspecting the tunnels along the … Continue reading

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Claustrophobic passenger trapped under tarpaulin on Calmac crossing (Rousse)

It was January and the main ferry was in for service. This meant that we would travel back to the mainland on a spare vessel. I looked out for it from the pier and was rather surprised at how small … Continue reading

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