Tag Archives: Midlands

Turning down Loughborough (Rousse)

I performed well in my interview for a chair at Loughborough University, and it came as no surprise when Eric (the Head of School) offered me the job. I was delighted with this outcome, as was AM, who had always … Continue reading

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Super speedy 125 leaves passengers in canal (Rousse)

I had never travelled on so fast a train before.¬† Its speed was nearer 150mph than 125. It didn’t even slow for the stations, but instead whipped past the platforms¬† in a terrifying haste. The train only slowed when it … Continue reading

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Terry Wogan’s dog (Rousse)

I bumped into Terry Wogan walking his white west highland terrier in the woods. At the time I was carrying a sleek black cat (sneakily kidnapped in the Midlands).

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