Tag Archives: grounds

A long soak (Rousse)

The Manor House bathroom overlooked the grounds towards the bay. Here JM and I took a long afternoon soak. Meanwhile TPR was elsewhere (most likely working on code). When it was finally time to get out, a French student brought … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reptiles and serpents found at tropical wedding venue (Rousse)

DTJ and KJ were due to host their wedding celebration at a tropical hotel that was familiar to me and TPR. We picked up our wedding present for them – a huge canvas – and walked barefoot to the venue. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insolent student sleeps rough in public library (Rousse)

Having spotted insolence in the student’s work I called him from the classroom out into the corridor to ask him to explain himself. He excused himself on the grounds of stress: his fitness business had failed in the US, he’d … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Australian dinosaur surprise (Rousse)

Although it was the middle of December, I was luxuriating in the warmth of summer thanks to a speaking invitation at a conference in Australia. Dressed in a light cotton skirt, I wandered through the grounds of the conference centre … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fashion faux pas at the research council (Rousse)

Until mid-morning everything has been going really well at the meeting at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Somehow, however, I was separated from the other panel members at the break. I was doomed to spend the rest … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment