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Dover unprepared for Brexit and terrorist attacks (Rousse)

The channel crossing was pretty rough, so it was with some relief that I sensed from under my hood that we were finally docking in Dover. In the rush to disembark I lost TPR and EF, but I wasn’t too … Continue reading

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A dangerous level crossing (Rousse)

My sister almost ended up with all she ever wanted with a house in the countryside, two daughters (adopted), and a couple of ponies. However, the house was right next to a railway line and level crossing. This was a … Continue reading

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Railway level crossing death averted (Rousse)

The excitement in the car was palpable. Out of the window we could see the island in the distance, and shiny, smiling seals frolicking in the bay. TPR, KA and I were very much looking forward to this long-overdue holiday … Continue reading

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Bodies on Birmingham’s Bristol Road South (Rousse)

TPR and I lay naked on the tarmac on the Bristol Road South next to the pedestrian crossing. I was freezing. Many of the cars that passed slowed down to look at us, yet nobody offered to pick us up … 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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Natural sanitary products in store at Gayfield Square (Rousse)

As I stood at the pedestrian crossing on Leith Walk I noticed that a PhD student was also waiting to cross the road. “Have you been to the craft shop in Gayfield Square” she asked me. When I replied that … Continue reading

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