Tag Archives: IKEA

Teenage Geordie steals a snog and credit cards (Rousse)

I arranged to meet my niece at the top of her University of Newcastle hall of residence. To reach her, however, I had to climb up a huge tower of open IKEA kitchen drawers crammed full of utensils. The only … Continue reading

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A secret phone, a hidden four poster bed, a hard-to-reach dinner venue, and prostitutes (Rousse)

The location of my sister’s holiday house was unclear. It could have been North Northumberland, London or Birmingham. Whatever its location, it was much bigger than I imagined. My school friend Phil soon lost count of how many beds had … Continue reading

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Beautiful bedroom with loch view (Rousse)

WB showed off her new living quarters: a small but beautifully furnished bedroom complete with a square IKEA daybed and a huge picture window that looked straight out onto the loch. So what if it was remote? WB would be … Continue reading

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Ikea Billy bookcases are perfect for the train (Rousse)

We lived on a very long train. I kept annoying TPR by identifying narrow gaps in the carriages where we could insert Ikea Billy bookcases.

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Cool Christmas presents: introducing Mighty Mouse! (Rousse)

Mighty Mouse screeches over the carpet at top speed. Whenever he hits a piece of furniture he bursts into several pieces revealing all his electronic innards. This is the toy to buy for Christmas 2012! You can easily reassemble Might … Continue reading

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10k personal best opportunity squandered at the supermarket (Rousse)

I powered round the last bend of the race cheered on by FM. With a personal best of 48 minutes, she glowed with pride. There were just a few hundred metres to go and even I would make it within … Continue reading

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