Tag Archives: Crocs

Marathon footwear failure in the Lammermuir Hills (Rousse)

I was on target to complete my first ever marathon – until the track was changed mid-race to include a climb over the Lammermuir Hills, and we were all subject to an enforced change of footwear. I was never going … Continue reading

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Shoes, socks and underwear in Swindon (Rousse)

In a strappy black vest top and black trousers, I probably wasn’t suitably dressed for a memorial service – even if I had the approval of AH who peered lustily down my cleavage. My main concern was the fashion faux … Continue reading

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Surviving the Hebrides without adequate waterproofs and footwear (Rousse)

TPR was in trouble. His Crocs and Barbour jacket had been stolen. How would he survive the rest of his trip to the Outer Hebrides?

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The nightly hotel wanderer (Rousse)

We lived in a huge hotel – possibly an American Hilton or Marriott – in a room that we shared with a disabled lady. She was a permanent resident, whereas for us this was only meant to be home for … Continue reading

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Cooking up some Christmas crackers (Rousse)

My sisters and I were cooking gallons of soup, alongside hundreds of breakfast items, on the Aga at my parents’ house. The heat from the oven was almost unbearable: my Crocs offered little protection and I really needed to find … Continue reading

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