Tag Archives: Danish

Danish avant garde drama disappoints Manchester audiences (Rousse)

We’d heard that the play was set in a railway carriage so TPR thought that the best place to sit would be the back of the stage. KA and I soon put him right, arguing that we didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Elton John and George Michael row in Danish sauna (Rousse)

Elton John screamed at George Michael to grow up. Then he flung the upholstered waste paper basket at him. It missed, and landed at my feet. George then came over to moan at me about his relationship with Elton John. … Continue reading

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Why Diet Coke is bad for you (Rousse)

EH and I plus a couple of others joined the queue at the canteen. My choice of dinner plate was obvious: not the plain white china, nor the bright orange-glazed rough pottery, but the Highland Stoneware Celadon rock pool dish. … Continue reading

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Daring Danish rescue attempt ends with death (Rousse)

I’d only met C in real life once before. Since our brief encounter earlier in the year all our recent contact had been online, where C’s alias was A. He’d agreed to pass on some photography hints to TPR so … Continue reading

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Daring Dane defeated by dastardly handbag thief (Rousse)

A handbag thief was on the loose. His method was to slit the base of his victims’ bags from behind then deftly extract the valuables from beneath. He performed this trick on me as I walked down the street. I … Continue reading

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Danes are more beautiful than Brits – so says Finnair (Rousse)

I raced through Gatwick Airport, desperate to reach the Finnair flight to Oslo before the gate closed. DC was also at the airport, en route to Greece. Delighted to find company, he asked my advice on where to purchase a … Continue reading

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Danish Marmite verdict – not as bad as you might expect (Rousse)

While top fashion designer MSB prepared for the visit of AF, my sister J and I headed for the Pentland Hills. We timed our visit to watch the release of geese at the start of the shooting season. We didn’t … Continue reading

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Gordon Brown in the background while Rousse begs bags for belongings

Ugh – teenagers! I was helping two young friends pack up their university accommodation at the end of term. They were hopeless, unable to decide what to keep and what to throw away, virtually inert while I did all the … Continue reading

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Selling tickets at the Fringe, and shooting woodcock in the Borders (Rousse)

Kev F Sutherland was our new boss. For our first task we set up a stall in the Pleasance Yard and prepared to sell as many tickets as we could for that night’s performance by the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet … Continue reading

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