Tag Archives: East Lothian

The secret beaches of East Lothian (Rousse)

ET-S showed us the secret beaches of East Lothian from the turreted wall of a medieval castle. We learnt that the kayak school used the beach below for training and was recruiting new members. TPR responded immediately by jumping down … Continue reading

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Quad on the Tyne – with David Tennant (Rousse)

My mother took up observing the wildlife of East Lothian in the dead of night using infra-red technology. She invited us to join her one evening. David Tennant turned up to wave us off – my mother on a quadbike, … Continue reading

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Musselburgh: bike repair capital of Britain (Rousse)

Musselburgh boasts the highest number of bike repair shops in Britain. This is due to its large resident population of retired cyclists.

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A cycling trip and late admiration (Rousse)

“I never imagined that I would settle in the UK” said PhD student VW. “In fact, I fully expected to be living in Poland by now”. He led me into the smart building on the western side of Edinburgh where … Continue reading

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Tsunami hits north west England (Rousse)

All the EdCM girls were billed to speak at the Manchester conference, so I was really looking forward to it. However, by the time I reached my destination Manchester had transformed into the Liverpool docks (pre-investment), the conference was no … Continue reading

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Twentieth century icons AJP Taylor and Paul McCartney keep Rousse amused

Boy did we have something to celebrate! PT and I took possession of the enormous office on the other side of the D corridor, with its fabulous views over the verdant countryside. I was yet to furnish my end of … Continue reading

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