Tag Archives: Europe

A useless passport (Rousse)

I opened the cover of my passport to find that all the significant pages had been ripped out. I wouldn’t be going anywhere soon – not even to Europe.

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Commercial romance and raw beef (Belle)

I was travelling home from Europe on a train. A young man seated behind me slipped his navy track-suited arm around my shoulders. Romance!  Later, he asked me for money to buy weed, but said he wouldn’t necessarily ask me … Continue reading

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From garden wall antics in North Berwick to ballroom dancing at Glasgow Queen Street (Rousse)

I hoped that that those travelling in the morning traffic out of North Berwick towards the A1 and west into Edinburgh passed by at a sufficient speed not to notice our antics on a stranger’s garden wall. Afterwards we considered … Continue reading

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Armed, dangerous, hungry (Belle)

I was travelling across Europe in my private railway carriage. I served my guest a traditional ‘pre-breakfast breakfast’ of Emmental cheese and salami served with sweet bread rolls. This would tide us over until ‘proper breakfast’ I assured him. Suddenly … Continue reading

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Detention for a naughty school girl (Rousse)

GW and I sat up at the front of the minibus next to the driver – a 15 year-old blonde girl dressed in her pale blue school uniform. While I fiddled with my camera settings in an attempt to keep … Continue reading

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Prime Minister brought low by Belle

David Cameron’s government had toppled and it was all my own work! Although working in a cubicle at a seemingly dull clerical job I had uncovered ‘the truth about Europe’. Only five Conservative Party MPs truly believed in the European … Continue reading

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A sad cycling trip to Sassau (Rousse)

We had travelled for days, and at last we reached the southern edges of Europe. It had been an adventurous voyage so far: In a medieval French square we’d caught a glimpse of a JS lookalike in a red spotted … Continue reading

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European cyclist cheats (Rousse)

We were cycling across Europe from Istanbul by tandem. The others on the trandem were cheats. All their “pedal” power was generated by a motor hidden under the third saddle at the back of their ridiculous bike.

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Stephen Fry saves the world (Belle)

Not only was I mixing in the highest of social circles in post WWII Europe, but I looked absolutely fabulous in my lavendar chiffon evening gown. As I climbed the stone stairs carved into mountain on my way to the … Continue reading

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