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Two deaths for Daddy (Rousse)

Both the hospital and EasyDeath had lied. It was impossible that those ashes in the box on the mantelpiece were my father’s because here he was still clinging to life, looking for fish in a low river with my mother … Continue reading

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Decline in international standards at doctoral level (Rousse)

The senior examiner M-LH was ready to approve the award of PhD, and it looked that GW would also agree with this outcome. However, I was adamant that the student make major corrections to the thesis. This said something to … Continue reading

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How to decline a wedding invitation (Rousse)

CR, who I barely knew, invited me to her wedding. There was no way that I was prepared to trail all the way to the north of Scotland in the middle of winter just to please a stranger. How could … Continue reading

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