Tag Archives: doorbell

Canine distemper vaccine coincidence (Rousse)

The safest place was the basement. Here AC and EF explained why they were in hiding. Then the front doorbell rang. Our hosts hesitated to answer it. What would happen if they did so? In the end they ignored the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stocking-masked criminal and canine sidekick despatched into the night (Rousse)

My family members were still scattered around the house, lounging about and chatting, and ignoring my instructions to put on their coats and shoes in readiness for the trip out to the Edinburgh Fringe to see the Scottish Falsetto Sock … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A cat-assisted attempt to avoid divorce (Rousse)

There was only one way that I would find time to do my own research ever again: to register for a second PhD. I considered several options. I could return to the University of Birmingham where I had studied as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rousse hangs on to her turquoise trapezium handbag and reports a crime

All I wanted was some peace and quiet at home in my pyjamas when the doorbell rang and a whole family of cleaners marched into the hall. It would have been rude to refuse them entry so while they all … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment