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A tryst with a Turk in Toronto (Rousse)

I’d grown very fond of my tiny Turkish room-mate over the course of the conference in Toronto – so much so that I was in the habit of bending down to kiss the top of his head whenever I passed … Continue reading

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Race to rescue earthquake victim in northern Russia (Rousse)

When the earthquake struck in the Russian far north TPR was standing directly on the fault line above a seam of white marble. He fell several thousand feet into the enormous crevice. I was sure that I would never see … Continue reading

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Upside down rabbits and squirrels, and two escaped cats (Rousse)

It was great to be back home after our holiday. We’d been away so long that I had forgotten the layout of our house. TPR took me through to the small sitting room. He’d arranged for it to be decorated … Continue reading

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iPhone mishap leads to extensive train delays (Rousse)

MH guided me through the tube station and on to the platform for the train to St Pancras, and then on to Luton. It was along the way that my iPhone slipped out of my black trouser pocket and plummeted … Continue reading

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MacBook Air design fault (Rousse)

I watched in amazement as my MacBook Air started to fold in on itself. By the time that the process was complete the laptop had transformed into a shiny metal tube. Only the previous week my boss’ machine had done … Continue reading

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