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A papier mâché model, a lost purse, and a problematic pub food policy (Rousse)

When I returned to work from sick leave I was less than impressed with my new office arrangements. I was to share room C75 with an office mate who had already moved into the room a bed as well as … Continue reading

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Island accommodation mix-up (Rousse)

HD-B washed up on the island having braved the high seas for an hour and a half in a tiny boat (barely the size of a coracle) with two others. Although she had suffered terribly from sea sickness, she was … Continue reading

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Final year project ideas – and a love poem (Rousse)

I left my office mate to deal with the final year student who imagined that it would be possible to write up an honours project based on (a) a love poem to his girlfriend and (b) options for the purchase … Continue reading

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Poodle puppies and the promise of an operation (Rousse)

TPR had been keeping a secret. I had no inkling of the pregnancy, but when I walked into the kitchen and found a new litter of tiny grey poodles I was overcome with joy. Then I panicked. How could we … Continue reading

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