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Academic Abba lookalike (Rousse)

My Finnish friend GW looked like she had just stepped off-stage having performed with Abba. I admired her yellow patent leather mini-skirt and high heels. Advertisements

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The boy with the dragon tattoo (Rousse)

The guests hurried to get off the coach that BM had chartered to transport everyone to his magnificent 40th birthday celebrations. All dolled up in a turquoise dress with short black sleeves and flashes on red across the bodice, and … Continue reading

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New aqua spa opens at John Lewis (Rousse)

I’d barely tripped back to work in my green snakeskin stiletto heels when I heard my boss shrieking. Poor OM was being told emphatically that what he had heard from CI was not true. When my boss caught sight of … Continue reading

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Cycling academics, poor publishing standards, diet Coke rations, a farewell disco, and stiletto heels (Rousse)

I cycled to work to mark the last day of operation of Queen Margaret’s Corstorphine campus. Many other Edinburgh academics did the same, discussing the poor standard of journal submissions as they rode the route. Because it was such a … Continue reading

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Stuck in stilettos in Stockton-on-Tees (Rousse)

Belle and I took twenty pairs of stretchy nylon Marks and Spencer knickers in flesh tones to the event, just in case anyone needed a pair. Nobody did. Afterwards my father paid the bill then we all wandered off to … Continue reading

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