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Masters supervision without Margaret (Rousse)

When I came out of MR’s office I found a Chinese student waiting for me in the corridor. Once we had cleared up whether or not she was Margaret (she was not), I led her to the room that I … Continue reading

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Snuggling in the long grass and a popular book (Rousse)

In my response to a question about interview arrangements, XY reached up for my hand and gently pulled me down to join him. Much as I loved him, I thought it an unwise move for us to lie snuggled up … Continue reading

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Popping out to buy the paper (Rousse)

My mother asked me to pop out to buy the Sunday Times. My decision to look for a copy in the shop half way up the hillside of a small Scottish ski resort was not the best. However, luckily I … Continue reading

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How to feed a baby pigeon and other vital advice (Rousse)

I kept a baby pigeon in a tiny cage in the corner of my granny’s kitchen. I regretted my decision to store his favourite food (fresh broccoli) with the coal in the bucket next to the back door. The coal … Continue reading

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When an interactive workshop goes wrong (Rousse)

This five day interactive workshop was not delivering creative ideas as anticipated. The participants were merely going through the motions of the exercises that they were set, and appeared to have no interest whatsoever in forming research relationships with one … Continue reading

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Commercial opportunity for a copy shop chain (Rousse)

I ran across the road, narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic from the right, to reach the bus stop before the arrival of the number 11. Although it was a Sunday, the bus was packed. Most of the passengers were on the … Continue reading

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Faerie Queene revision strategy (Rousse)

ST claimed that he’d done no revision, but I didn’t believe him. What was certain, however, was that I was yet to open Spenser’s Faerie Queene. I didn’t even have a copy of the poem in my possession and the … Continue reading

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