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Val McDermid in hidden class act (Rousse)

Val McDermid presented as an invited guest speaker to my undergraduate class. Unfortunately the students found it difficult to see her, hidden behind the stack of tables and chairs at the back of the classroom. I could have done with … Continue reading

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Conference stand goodies (Rousse)

I recognised several faces in the huge crush around the UK Electronic Information Group stand, including KB, MR and JG-T. The main attraction, however, was the hidden display of fancy goods behind the stand. I had my eye on the … Continue reading

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Fashion disaster spots hidden features of ‘new’ British Library (Rousse)

It was time for me to return to work after a long absence due to sick leave. I found some smart clothes to wear: black tights under a long tweed shirt, a back polo neck top, and a tweed jacket. … Continue reading

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Hypnotic cat dancing routine reveals hidden skills (Rousse)

I wandered around the crowded room and performed a little dance. I hoped that this would please my new friend and that she would agree that I had mastered the “dancing like a cat” routine. She observed my technique, then … Continue reading

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Scandal of coffin-carrying caretakers and their enormous retirement lump sums (Rousse)

I was hidden from view, looking for something in the cloakroom under the stairs, when I heard the men clutter in. I could tell that they were heaving something very heavy. I peered round from my hiding place and saw … Continue reading

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The mystery of canoe man John Darwin’s lottery win (Rousse)

“And this, ladies and gentlemen”, announced the tour guide, “is the mug that Anne Darwin was holding in her hand the moment she heard that her husband had won £5 million on the lottery”. Surely he was mistaken? “Didn’t Anne … Continue reading

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