Tag Archives: commuter

Pig on the tube (Belle)

At the Northern Line station, I walked behind a man and his pig negotiating the entry barriers.  After they got through, the pig took off running down the escalator. The man was chasing the pig, and screaming “Stop, pig” as … Continue reading

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Thrills of the naked Newbrough to Newcastle commuter (Rousse)

I commuted to Newcastle daily by bus and train from Newbrough, Northumberland – naked. I knew it was wrong, but found it so hard to break my habit. It was such a thrill every morning to walk down Grainger Street … Continue reading

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An iPhone snapped in two (Rousse)

I unexpectedly found myself free one afternoon so I took a walk across the Meadows to photograph the flowers. There I found a huge gathering – mainly of women – at a celebration hosted by the University of Edinburgh. JS … Continue reading

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A sister’s wedding, smokers and cycling (Rousse)

We all gathered at my parents’ house in a small town off the M4 corridor for my sister’s wedding. It was a huge affair, largely because the expected guest list of family and friends was supplemented with the names of … Continue reading

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Dress designer and academic set off on secret mission by EasyJet (Rousse)

MSB and I set off on our secret mission to Russia by EasyJet. Our challenge was to retrieve the sky blue C90 cassette tape and return it intact to the UK. We ignored our Macedonian intern’s fears that we’d never … Continue reading

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