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Samuel Beckett one-woman play ‘worst ever’ (Rousse)

EH, TPR and I were amongst the audience at a one-woman play by Samuel Beckett. International cellist US was the star of the show. She delivered her lines very quietly and – apart from those sitting very close to the … Continue reading

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The writing of Horace and Brighton bullies (Rousse)

This first gathering of the UK information science community in years took place on a hill top in Brighton. There I was really pleased to meet HJ Horace, the American writer. I told him that I wanted to buy his … Continue reading

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Homeless bed down in library lift (Rousse)

I thought that I would help BP out by collecting his finished job from the Print Room and taking it up to the meeting. The problem was that I was unfamiliar with the lift system on campus. I couldn’t work … Continue reading

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Hot university students (Rousse)

I begged EH to remove two lines from the minutes of the meeting. She refused, not least because I had already approved them and they were already a public record of university business. I would just have to live with … Continue reading

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Running-on-the-spot marathon success saves awkward moment (Rousse)

AG showed me, fellow school friend HH, and KL around the house that he rented on Bishopton Road West in Stockton-on-Tees. He explained that ST used it from time to time too as a work base when travelling away from … Continue reading

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A mother’s secret career and further clues of the Baby Ted graveyard (Rousse)

The party of external examiners included an elderly man from Sheffield University, a woman from Loughborough, and a dark-haired systems librarian called Mike Hirst. They all seemed friendly enough although none were interested enough to acknowledge (or perhaps question) who … Continue reading

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