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Edinburgh ‘tramp’ seeks New Town bail-out (Rousse)

I set off for home across town after my swim at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre with wet hair, and wearing nothing but a worn-out green towel. I knew that I looked like a tramp, and at first I didn’t … Continue reading

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On holiday with Dame Judi Dench and a trip to the ball (Rousse)

Dame Judi Dench and I soon made friends in the hotel bedroom that we shared on holiday. Afterwards I met DT in the new Student Association building. Created on a massive scale, it rivalled the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in … Continue reading

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A day out with Ian Rankin (Rousse)

I was unsure why I was entertaining Ian Rankin at my kitchen table, but it had to happen eventually. I’d been (unintentionally) stalking him in Edinburgh for years, or – as I often joked – he’d been stalking me. Plonked … Continue reading

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