Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Chain mail fashion and the latest currency trend (Rousse)

I was meant to meet EF and KMcL at the Edinburgh Omni Centre for a swim, but I was too embarrassed to walk up Broughton Street in my gaping chain mail mini dressing gown. It was far too revealing: I … Continue reading

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Horse-drawn carriage hen party in the Pentlands (Rousse)

For NP’s hen night we trotted around the Pentland Hills in an open horse-drawn carriage. It was only now that DT admitted how uncomfortable it had been for her to do so when six months pregnant. This didn’t add up … Continue reading

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An unwise getaway plan (Rousse)

NP and SF had to get south of the Edinburgh bypass fast to escape the rival drug gang. They quickly commandeered a Land Rover, and NP took the wheel. But this was never going to work. How could they have … Continue reading

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Locked in the loo at Summerhall (Rousse)

I slept for the two hours that I was locked in the ladies at Summerhall. When I woke I climbed over the top of the cubicle door and made my escape into the street. Although by now it was 11:30pm, … Continue reading

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Birthday beanie hats (Rousse)

I had forgotten all about my latest knitting project until I saw GB walk past the bus depot on Annandale Street. I resolved get to work on the beanie hat that I had promised to knit for her birthday, and … Continue reading

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An iPhone snapped in two (Rousse)

I unexpectedly found myself free one afternoon so I took a walk across the Meadows to photograph the flowers. There I found a huge gathering – mainly of women – at a celebration hosted by the University of Edinburgh. JS … Continue reading

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Sourcing a stash of hard-to-buy vintage anti-feminist placards (Rousse)

The research seminar was my responsibility and time was running out. My main concerns were that: (a) I had confused everyone by corresponding with the speaker as Tivol (or Tivo for short) – my Aboriginal name; (b) the event was … Continue reading

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