Tag Archives: Ford Granada

Inconsiderate motorists bring news of competition windfall (Rousse)

I had the best night’s sleep with TPR in a tent in a field at the foot of the Pentland Hills. The original plan was to pack up the tent in the morning, then head to the hills for a … Continue reading

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David Mitchell’s photography one-upmanship lands university professor in trouble (Rousse)

David Mitchell showed me his DSLR camera and its a full range of lenses. It was then – two days into our two week holiday touring the Scottish highlands – that I realised that I only had the telephoto lens … Continue reading

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Hunting for a hostel and a night of peace by the river (Rousse)

I was so sorry, but I had predicted this: two of my friends ended their marriage because they no longer spent enough time together. The husband kept the house, so I offered to help the wife find temporary accommodation. I … Continue reading

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Dissertation deadline dilly dally (Rousse)

Romana left my office carrying three enormous sheets of flipchart paper covered in red writing. My message “Your dissertation won’t write itself” buzzed through her brain. Earlier in the day she had arrived with a stack of empirical data, an … Continue reading

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Car chaos in central Edinburgh, and mixed Morgans (Rousse)

I handled the mark 2 silver Ford Granada like a tank, and with complete disregard for the other vehicles parked on Edinburgh’s Cockburn Street. When it came to reversing into a space I was so lazy that I didn’t even … Continue reading

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