Tag Archives: disgust

A Glasgow kiss (Rousse)

On the outskirts of Glasgow, in a field, en route to a football match, my companion wrapped me in a passionate embrace and pulled me to the ground. We rolled around in the grass for several minutes. It was only … Continue reading

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Smoke, sausages, and exclusion (Rousse)

It was impossible to disguise that I was an middle class English woman, and did not belong in a Northern Irish Protestant working men’s club. However, my hosts were keen for me to witness the atmosphere in the smoke-filled bar, … Continue reading

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A dismal pyjama performance (Rousse)

On the day that the Assistant Principal came to observe my teaching everything went wrong. Over 30 students turned up to the class for the first time – and this was week 5 The overheard projector played YouTube videos over … Continue reading

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Ditching a Hugh Grant lookalike leads to divorce disaster number 2 (Rousse)

How had I got myself into such a terrible mess? Six weeks earlier I’d ditched a gorgeous Hugh Grant lookalike for this hapless, over-tall, skinny-framed, dark greasy-haired, pale-faced idiot hovering at conference reception in an ill-fitting suit. What was he … Continue reading

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