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Hamleys for the depressed (Rousse)

Bored, lonely and depressed in London, I headed off to Hamleys. On the ground floor I visited the dull Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy exhibition. Then I walked up several flights of stairs with a pair of very overweight American … Continue reading

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Post-PhD depression – Miss Haversham style (Rousse)

She had been depressed for years and now we finally knew why. We found her in her usual spot in bed, cradling a large green cloth-bound book. It was all too apparent that she had never really recovered from the … Continue reading

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Rousse reveals the secret talents of her mother’s son-in-law

My mother looked really depressed. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “The decorating”, she replied. “Why not pay someone else to do it?” I suggested. “I can’t. The terms of the grant specify that the work must be completed by a family … Continue reading

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