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Sister spies (Rousse)

My sister decided to get a job. First, however, she’d need some experience for her CV. How would I feel if she volunteered as my assistant over the summer? I agreed to take her on – so long as I … Continue reading

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Ineffective Italian lessons (Rousse)

JC and I sat at the dinner table desperate to join in the conversation across the room. An Italian mother was making a hopeless attempt to teach her native language to her English-speaking children. Both JC and I could do … Continue reading

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Social work as a career (Rousse)

AY was struggling to identify a job for herself from holiday brochures. I advised that she look at the careers literature instead. I recommended that she consider training as a social worker. This conversation took place at her parents’ house. … Continue reading

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Finding a job in Bristol (Rousse)

DM (again – the school friend of my sister) showed us the way to the station. From here we took the local train to York. During the short journey I handed over my MacBook Air and iPhone to TPR. Although … Continue reading

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Getting rid of an ex (Rousse)

I wondered if I would ever get rid of my ex-boyfriend? This was no way for him to win back my heart, moping around dwelling on what could have been. He should also have paid heed to the ‘competition’. Nobody … Continue reading

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Caring for the elderly (Rousse)

My father didn’t intend any harm, but when he drove into PH from behind as a joke the old man fell directly on his nose and suffered much pain. I knew that it was my job to help him now, … Continue reading

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A second PhD (Rousse)

They say that you should never go back, but I still took the job at Queen Margaret University – and embarked on study towards another PhD.

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