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Failing your finals (Rousse)

Now that we were in the second term of the final year of our degrees it was high time that I started work on my dissertation. I caught Mrs S heading into the staff room and confessed to her that … Continue reading

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Never trust an ice-skater (Rousse)

All this time I had occupied the same office and never appreciated that at the far end there was a cafĂ©, a cinema and an ice rink. Some of the ice-skaters looked a bit shifty. I would need to lock … Continue reading

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Security enforcement with Charlie Drake and sliding with Suggs (Belle)

Thirty years after I did it the first time, I was now moving into my hall of residence. This time round I was at ‘a Northern University’ but had no idea which one. When I lay on my single bed, … Continue reading

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How to make a Buddhist cross (Belle)

It was my first day in a new job and it was already going disastrously wrong. My boss, an old friend, had shouted drunkenly at me before I had even hung up my coat. I had no desk, telephone or … Continue reading

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