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Bare legs and no knickers in a spanking new library (Rousse)

The reason for baring my legs under a short winter dress, I explained, was that I had mislaid my tights. My companions were unaware, however, that I was also wandering around knickerless. I knew the location of my underwear – … Continue reading

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The cat ballet craze (Belle)

Although sneering at the entire concept, I found myself gradually falling in love with cat ballet. What clinched it for me was the performance of a student and her black cat in the lobby of Sterling Cooper and Partners.┬áThe cat … Continue reading

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Lobbying the Scottish Government: in person, on a Sunday, face-to-face, in French (Rousse)

So impressed were we of RG’s athletic feat that we lobbied the Head of the Scottish Government – in person, on a Sunday, face-to-face, in French – to mark her achievement with a line of text carved in stone at … Continue reading

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Bra-less wife misses dinner date with Amanda Holden (Rousse)

The coach was due to leave at 18:30 for the conference dinner at the other side of town. At 18:15 I watched TPR cross the road to climb aboard and save a couple of seats for us. I knew that … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and astrophysics for lunch (Rousse)

I took apart the marble mounted interactive display in the museum lobby so that I could replace the details of the forthcoming lunchtime talks. It was high time that the world heard what SPC had to say about Shakespeare, and … Continue reading

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Smuggling sisters in the ‘bag for life’ mystery (Belle)

As the lift door opened my father rushed out and shoved two plastic ‘bags for life’ towards us – one each for my sister and me. “You must smuggle these out of here” he said, before rushing off across the … Continue reading

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