Tag Archives: ear

Minnie Mouse insults for big-eared school girl (Rousse)

I travelled to my new school in the passenger seat of my father’s acid green Ford Cortina estate car, squashed up to my best friend ECM (the only one of us wearing a seat-belt). On my lap I cradled a … Continue reading

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The black-haired fake Beatle (Rousse)

My sisters-in-law had given my husband a make-over. His hair was now dyed jet black and flopped over his ears Beatle-style. He looked ridiculous, but nobody was allowed to say so out loud.

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Spy penguins deployed to improve University security (Rousse)

The University issued an orange and black plastic spy penguin to each member of staff. Mine was tall, thin and male. AL was very proud of his slightly overweight female bird with wide floppy ears. The powers that be instructed … Continue reading

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Walls have ears (Rousse)

MK clearly had no idea that QU was still in the room as she launched into an angry account of his behaviour. She had placed herself in extreme danger and it was up to me to protect her. I grabbed … Continue reading

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An ear-less shirt (Rousse)

SL lived in a flat attached to the back of her school. When I visited she showed me a pretty pink patchwork shirt. ‘Where are its ears?’ I asked.

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Cats that look like pandas (Rousse)

The members of this small community all seemed to know one another really well. It must be something to do with their isolation, I concluded. However, I also knew all about them too because I followed the Blipfoto journals of … Continue reading

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Poisonous crabs and unpierced ears in Australia (Rousse)

I took TPR’s Auntie Rita on a trip to Australia. On the first day we bought some provisions from a chemist and took them to the park where poisonous crabs ran through the grass. I met a lovely father of … Continue reading

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