Tag Archives: medieval

Truck hire Edinburgh (Rousse)

I was impressed with TPR’s truck driving. He sailed with ease along the wide lanes of the M8 into Edinburgh. Similarly, he skillfully navigated the narrow streets of the city, managing to squeeze the articulated lorry down the narrowest of … Continue reading

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Belle the topless medieval carnival worker

I had made a public announcement about my “fantastic boobs” and now here I was being asked to prove it on my first day working at Ye Olde Medieval Fayre. The market town square was beautiful. Bunting was flying and … Continue reading

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Medieval knight hands over family heirloom (Rousse)

I hadn’t seen TS in years, yet he treated me like a long-lost sister. His generosity knew no bounds when he presented me with a family heirloom to take home: an antique Christmas-decorated serving dish. When he wandered off through … Continue reading

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The secret beaches of East Lothian (Rousse)

ET-S showed us the secret beaches of East Lothian from the turreted wall of a medieval castle. We learnt that the kayak school used the beach below for training and was recruiting new members. TPR responded immediately by jumping down … Continue reading

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Things to do in Dumfries and Galloway (Rousse)

Just over the brow of the hill we would reach the beach with the enormous waves. I screamed at TPR to slow down – otherwise we risked being engulfed in sea water as soon as we hit the sand. I … Continue reading

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Jack Charlton fisherman (Rousse)

I spotted Jack Charlton from the back seat of a car as we drove through the outskirts of Newcastle. He pointed out where he lived: a small ex-council house on a very busy road. He said that he would rather … Continue reading

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Baby blue makeover for medieval tower (Rousse)

In a desperate attempt to use up the remainder of his grant, XY arranged for the repainting of room in which the symposium was to be held. The crumbling white walls of the medieval tower were no longer white, but … Continue reading

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Pregnant at 51 (Rousse)

XY had been all set to leave her husband back in November, but had suddenly changed her mind. We really couldn’t understand why. Then she revealed to me in a ruined medieval castle that after her husband had comforted her … Continue reading

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A knitwear surprise and a trip to the beach via York (Rousse)

Seven year-old KF burst into tears when I said that I was looking forward to seeing the jumper that she was knitting for me. Her mother shot me a sharp glance that read “You weren’t supposed to know about it. … Continue reading

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An ambitious bigamist gay husband (Rousse)

I really wanted XY to myself so I was very relieved when PQ took the hint and wandered off. Now I could ask XY all the questions that had bothered me for years: Why would a gay man marry me? … Continue reading

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