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Mexican petticoats (Rousse)

We’d had a great time in Mexico, but now we had to leave. I was somewhat embarrassed and ashamed, however, that I was the only woman not boarding the plane in a petticoat. I looked on in envy at the … Continue reading

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Rivals vie for boat trip business from Miavig, Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

There was a new company offering boat trips from Miavig on the Isle of Lewis. However, I was sure that it would soon go out of business because it failed to adhere to health and safety requirements. For example, I … Continue reading

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Marine biology meets Information Science at Loughborough University (Rousse)

Dressed in a shimmering, metallic ballgown, JH spun around the room with TPR. AM looked on in envy. Meanwhile all I wanted to know was why my colleagues at Loughborough University were encouraging Masters students to write Information Science dissertations … Continue reading

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Paris waves freeze on last day of finals (Rousse)

I took my last final exam on the day that the Paris waves froze. My entire cohort was gathered there in summer dresses – even DM, slim and beautiful in red, yellow and blue. I had done no revision at … Continue reading

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Camera envy (Rousse)

SW pulled a magnificent camera out of her bag. With its huge telephoto lens, she told me that her photographer husband had paid £90 for it in the 1980s. This was more that I could ever afford for photographic equipment.

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Rousse shares some website design tips

My friend proudly unveiled the freshly pressed website for her new online business. What a disaster! Given that her business was built up around the concept of selling coloured craft materials, it made no sense at all that she had … Continue reading

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Photo journal envy (Rousse)

My talented friend NH had captured two beautiful shots of a frosted country lane. In contrast, once again I had nothing to show for my pathetic efforts at photography.

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