Tag Archives: courage

A prisoner’s life (Rousse)

Back in Stockton-on-Tees, I was a little more courageous when talking to the boys, even though it was obvious that they would have preferred the company of ECM. In conversation with AG and ST it emerged that I was the … Continue reading

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A Yorkshire woman in Canada (Rousse)

My cousin NT steered the tiny green car through the snowy Canadian landscape. I doubted that it would make it up the hill without snow chains, but NT was prepared to give it a go. In the end, however, we … Continue reading

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The almost bigamist bride (Rousse)

At a workshop organised by JS, and attended by many of my friends (including JM), AC proposed to MSB. To everyone’s complete surprise, she accepted. The next morning at breakfast AC refused his usual steaming cup of coffee for a … Continue reading

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The effects of global warming, old school friends, and a recruitment question (Rousse)

In this topsy-turvy world the sun hadn’t risen for weeks and the streets were under snow, even though the calendar told us that it was the middle of the summer. It was so cold outside that the thick soles of … Continue reading

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