Tag Archives: DVD

Conkers: the latest in cyber security (Rousse)

BP was asleep in bed with SC. In the middle of the night I awoke him to deliver the secret message encrypted inside a conker. The next day I found BP in the front passenger seat of his family car … Continue reading

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Books, visitors, and plans for Christmas 2016 at the newly acquired guest house (Rousse)

The guest house was now in the hands of MB. This meant that there was a completely different library of old books from which to retrieve your reading material. I soon worked my way through modern literary fiction, but then … Continue reading

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Competing priorities (Rousse)

Several ‘priorities’ competed for my attention. I needed to get everyone back to the cinema so that we could watch the rest of the film that I was carrying around on a DVD in my handbag. Someone should answer JM’s … Continue reading

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A post-REF ghost train ride around Edinburgh (Rousse)

I picked the DVD up from reception at Queen Margaret University’s Corstorphine campus and carried it down to the staff room. I needed someone to help me proof the multimedia excerpts that had been added to my most recent publication … Continue reading

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Miss Haversham awaits her husband while Rousse loses hers

We’d never seen snow on Uig sands before. It really was a beautiful sight, and you would have thought it would be an absolute pleasure to be snowed in here. However, after only one night at our favourite guest house … Continue reading

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Radcliffe (but no Maconie), a land-based submarine and an invitation to Disneyland (Rousse)

“You all remember Mark Radcliffe don’t you?” We followed SM’s gaze up the garden path. As the good-looking young man and his smart parents came through the gate, the rest of TPR’s family stood up from their deck-chairs ready to … Continue reading

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