Tag Archives: Easter

Tiger shopping deterrent on Easter Road (Rousse)

Three tigers lived in the posh dress shop on Easter Road.  Despite the glamorous proprietor’s assurances that the tigress and her two cubs were ‘perfectly harmless’, there was no chance that I would ever tempted to enter and browse the … Continue reading

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Arnold Schwartzenegger’s boring speech (Rousse)

Two of my Polish colleagues had commandeered my office while I was on long-term sick leave. My desk and other belongings were now all squeezed into a dark corner. I hoped that this was a temporary measure and that I … Continue reading

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Easter egg wedding presents (Rousse)

AL and EF turfed out their tenants and returned to the flat above ours to host their wedding celebrations with their two children. There was no wedding list. As a result, AL and EF amassed a load of unexpected presents. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter on Holy Island – as an alternative to Match of the Day (Rousse)

I lost control of my class completely. Instead of discussing the latest research in knowledge management, the students watched repeats of Match of the Day in class each Wednesday afternoon. There were some who objected to this – including PhD … Continue reading

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A new recruit to the House of Orange-Nassau

All plans for the Easter vacation were switched when first year undergraduate A announced that she had accepted a marriage proposal from the King of the Netherlands. The wedding was scheduled for the following week. ‘Goodness’ I mentioned to A’s … Continue reading

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Elton John and George Michael row in Danish sauna (Rousse)

Elton John screamed at George Michael to grow up. Then he flung the upholstered waste paper basket at him. It missed, and landed at my feet. George then came over to moan at me about his relationship with Elton John. … Continue reading

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New Zealand rugby team visit (Rousse)

I was busy making arrangements for K, S, E and R to get into the bar at the local gym over the Easter holiday. Meanwhile GG was looking forward to the New Zealand rugby team using the same facilities.

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Contempt for the holiday slacker (Rousse)

SW turned to me and snarled “You need to contact Alan H in the Business School. It’s urgent”. She just couldn’t disguise her contempt for a colleague who had the temerity to take a holiday at Easter.

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David Tennant dons disguise for Dr Who day visits (Rousse)

The timelord had landed. I knew this because I heard a clatter of footsteps as the Doctor and his crew descended the steps to our basement flat. David Tennant had made some effort to disguise himself by blackening his face, … Continue reading

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Rousse reviews a package holiday in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was such a dump. I was so relieved that we hadn’t suggested we come here on holiday with my Canadian cousins at Easter. Unfortunately though, we were still stuck in the shabby resort for a week and would … Continue reading

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