Tag Archives: hair

Flirting at work (Rousse)

A flirty red-haired engineer from Bolton helped me complete the missing student records for KS and RS.

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A burgundy red bob and Big Ben (Rousse)

TPR made a huge effort with his appearance, first straightening and then dying, his grey hair into a glossy burgundy red bob. This was all in readiness for the arrival of a bunch of his former work colleagues at our … Continue reading

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Robert Frost and dye (Rousse)

While I spent the summer months researching the life and work of Robert Frost, TPR was experimenting with green and purple hair dyes.

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Penguins suits and a smell (Rousse)

The twins made a huge effort with their outfits for the conference. They dressed in not-quite-identical penguin suits. The slightly larger one had also dyed her strawberry blond hair black, making it much easier for strangers to distinguish the two … Continue reading

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A Hebridean Princess (Rousse)

A famous dramatist was staying at the guest house on the Isle of Lewis and – it was rumoured – he was about to cast the lead role for his latest play: a princess with long golden hair. Around my … Continue reading

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Middle-aged Swedish lesbian spoon art (Rousse)

My preparations for the World War II commemoration competition was going well. I had already produced a two page A4 document using a selection of inks in a rainbow of colours and my beautiful handwriting, I was confident that I … Continue reading

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What not to take to a beatification (Rousse)

I shamed myself at the beatification for two former popes by carrying a bottle Heinz tomato sauce in my right hand all the way through the ceremony. Even at the conclusion of the formal proceedings, when the two appointed choir … Continue reading

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Bearded Bob Dylan lookalike (Rousse)

BR dyed his grey hair black, and also touched up his beard. He now looked like Bob Dylan, and I hated it.

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Tall, dark, skinny, brainy men wanted (Rousse)

“How did you select him?” asked my friend as she scanned the form of my new beau. “Oh, he’s usual type”, I replied “Tall, dark, skinny and brainy, and – this time – with curly hair”. The young man was … Continue reading

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Confused in Essex with Pierce Brosnan (Belle)

I had a lot of questions. Who had bleached my hair badly? Why was I in Essex? Why was it suddenly Christmas Day? Why were all these young people partying in my grandmother’s house? How come Aunty V looked a … Continue reading

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