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Dangerous diving in Denmark (Rousse)

A tiny Danish island was our holiday destination. Here the only other holiday-makers were Danes, all enjoying themselves splashing around in the water in long thin canoes. ‘We’ll do that later’, promised TPR, leading the way to a tiny hut … Continue reading

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Cliff-top holiday cottage beach huts on the beautiful Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

We spotted a few changes during our winter visit to our favourite guest  house on the Isle of Lewis. For example, the big sitting room was now serving as the kitchen, and the high tides delivered huge waves all the … Continue reading

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How the other half (barely) lives (Rousse)

When I was supposed to be at work I poked around my sister J’s vastly extended house in West Sussex. On the ground floor there was a luxurious self-contained holiday cottage that looked out onto a large rectangular pond destined … Continue reading

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From igloo filmatography to sign language, by way of cliff-top croquet and cycling (Rousse)

“I’m looking for an expert in igloo filmatography. Do you have any recommendations?” asked CM, freshly arrived at the T family’s house after a long journey from Australia, where she headed up a major international charity. I suggested that she … Continue reading

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Knowledge Management on ice (Rousse)

This term I was studying the Knowledge Management module rather than teaching it. The new tutor brought in a number of major changes. For example, most of the classes were taught outdoors in the melting snow, and the regulation module … Continue reading

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A bike and a beach hut at the Queen Mother’s funeral (Rousse)

I travelled to the Queen Mother’s funeral on the back of G’s enormous motorbike. This was my first such experience, and I was grateful for the protective clothing that G lent me, including the special contraption to attach my feet … Continue reading

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Belle’s neighbour is ‘top of the sex pops’

The cafe was set up in a timber Amazonian forest tree house and was staffed by handsome young men. I was astonished to learn that if you flipped the ‘Brazilian blackboards’ over you could read the scores allocated by the … Continue reading

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