Tag Archives: Egypt

The battle of St James’ Park (Rousse)

I climbed the concrete steps barefoot up to the top of the terraces of St James’ Park stadium. I found my seat amongst the other Newcastle United supporters, eagerly awaiting the start of the match against Bolton. A woman along … Continue reading

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Egypt at Easter? Rousse is unimpressed

I sat on the back seat of the car with my colleagues BB, JK, EH and XL. BB pulled a holiday brochure out of his rucksack. “This is where we should all go together next Easter” he enthused. The page … Continue reading

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Lord Alan Sugar’s babysitter and JK Rowling’s secret (Rousse)

“Babysitting” was the answer I gave whenever anyone asked what I did for Lord Alan Sugar. He liked to keep me nearby. This usually meant that I could be found hanging around the main door of the office at street … Continue reading

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Tattoos, travellers and television (Rousse)

I was aghast: TPR’s latest protest at the time that I spend away from him in London took the form of a small tattoo just above his right breast. To me it looked like it spelt out the word “Greece”, … Continue reading

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