Tag Archives: Dutch

Lost audience, sight, and a Dutch cap (Rousse)

When responding to the question as to how I had met my boyfriend, my first job was to correct the enquirer. We were simply friends from University who had first met at a bus stop on the Bristol Road South … Continue reading

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Falling in love with a Dutchman (Rousse)

I was falling in love. The most attractive feature of the object of my affections was that he could cartwheel at will. When I asked him if he could lift me, he took me in his arms and raised me … Continue reading

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Tall men and a surprise trip to Paris (Rousse)

I could sense that the person approaching me from behind was tall. Indeed, at almost 7 foot in stature, he was very tall. We struck up a conversation and the man told me that he was Dutch. Just as I … Continue reading

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French flood wipes out village (Rousse)

My mother and I lived in a log cabin in the upper section of a rural French village. During the day she worked in the cinema further down the valley, quite close to the river and the lake. My daily … Continue reading

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Rousse rejects a lover and kills a cat

The arrangements for our holiday were hardly ideal. I hadn’t managed to finish my conference paper in time so was obliged to take a stack of work with me, and when we arrived in Antigua we found that we’d been … Continue reading

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