Tag Archives: design

Advances in book design (Rousse)

BEX showed me the beautiful line drawings of a crowd that would be used for the cover of his new book. He was delighted when I said him that I loved the design, and took great pleasure in telling me … Continue reading

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A purple lacy fluffy cardigan (Rousse)

EM was struggling to finish knitting a purple fluffy cardigan. She was concerned that she was dropping stitches all over the place. ‘Don’t worry’, I said, with hope in my voice. ‘Nobody will notice. You’ve just created an original lacy … Continue reading

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A bargain cashmere cache (Rousse)

I found an old-fashioned hand-knitted royal blue cashmere cardigan inside the envelope sent to me by BB. The price-tag on it said £25. Although it was tiny and wouldn’t fit me, I thought that that the cardigan might be suitable … Continue reading

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Nazis plan invasion from University sanatorium base (Rousse)

N and I were such good friends that she gave up her place in bed with S for me and slept on the sofa. The following morning I was up bright and early to welcome ECM on a long-anticipated trip … Continue reading

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A weight-busting walk to Tom Robinson’s Stokesley (Rousse)

The only way to lose weight was to take more exercise. My new regime was ambitious: to walk the mountain route from the south of Scotland to North Yorkshire on a regular basis. I wasn’t the only one with this … Continue reading

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Rousse shares some website design tips

My friend proudly unveiled the freshly pressed website for her new online business. What a disaster! Given that her business was built up around the concept of selling coloured craft materials, it made no sense at all that she had … Continue reading

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Marie Helvin shops for shoes (Rousse)

Marie Helvin browsed the display of shoes that we had just admired. My sister-in-law SMcC wasn’t going to miss this golden opportunity to speak to the “face of the seventies”. She turned to the former supermodel and struck up a … Continue reading

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