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Almost sacked in the City (Rousse)

When I travelled back in time to 2006 I found that my six-month secondment to the City was not the success that I remembered. In fact, my employer had tried to sack me twice, first for incompetence and second for … Continue reading

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A house move to Malaysia and a musty old school (Rousse)

RL and SL and said that they were moving to Kansas, but now their plans had changed. Their new home would be Malaysia. Before they left for Asia, RL recommended me for a teaching post at an Edinburgh private school. … Continue reading

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Conference title fraud (Rousse)

BB and I caught the train along the coast past the new complex of artificial ski slopes. Once settled at the conference venue we listened to a Norwegian who offered to present in French or English. Meanwhile a former PhD … Continue reading

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Uncovered: monkey researchers and shoplifter engineers (Rousse)

RR had a very low opinion of the entertainment troupe that had turned up on campus to liven up our engineering programme. ‘They’re a bunch of monkeys who know nothing about research!’ he complained. Meanwhile I was busy investigating public … Continue reading

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Poor student performance (Rousse)

P was about to give the students their feedback on their exam performance. Their work was dreadful. Only a couple had managed to complete the paper successfully. P’s concern was that perhaps the paper had been too difficult, and now … Continue reading

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Widower fooled by wife imposter (Rousse)

We’d been chatting happily for a few minutes before it dawned on me that this was an impossibility. My friend had died almost a year ago so how come she had picked up the phone? As I started to drop … Continue reading

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Fraudulent applications to the Pizza Sixth Form (Rousse)

TPR and I turned up at school for our first day as A level pupils. We’d be in the same year as my niece AF, her brother PF and his new wife. The teacher took one look at us and … Continue reading

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