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Liverpool’s lame literature expert (Rousse)

I limped across Liverpool to Anfield to track down KA at work. Now employed as a physiotherapist at Liverpool FC, she would be able to massage my leg back to working order. I was particularly keen to be fit for … Continue reading

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Teacher tickles semi-naked student in class (Rousse)

TPR was very efficient with his packing. I was less so, scattering the hotel room with my belongings, and wondering how on earth I would get back from the room to the lab by 11:00 for my special class on … Continue reading

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Medieval French literature, relationship advice, a Jacobean trunk, and a blue Maserati (Rousse)

We were working through archives of exam questions, extracting any that could be recycled for the next academic year. My collection was so old that it included questions on medieval French literature from my own undergraduate days. My colleagues started … Continue reading

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Announcing a new degree in Curd Literature (Rousse)

PT looked up from his meeting papers and explained that they were looking for someone to lead a new degree programme. I knew instantly that he was hinting at me to volunteer. I was happy to do so. I certainly … Continue reading

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Marcus Brigstocke tour takes in the stationers (Rousse)

Marcus Brigstocke had set the exam paper so it was only natural that it was also he who accompanied me and my sister J to the stationers. Here we would purchase some scrap paper on which I could plan my … 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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Knowledge management: not a “cinch” after all (Rousse)

The students were busy discussing their options for next term. Three over-confident boys declared that they would choose my class because it would be a “cinch”. The most arrogant of the three boasted proudly that he was already was familiar … Continue reading

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