Tag Archives: National Library of Scotland

Wine Haiku performance at the National Library of Scotland (Rousse)

I visited TPR in his shared student accommodation. The flat was still a dump, but at least the landlord had at last started to replace the rotting flooring. In the tiny bedroom I worked on my French homework: writing an … Continue reading

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A winning sausage conference submission, with citation indexes (Rousse)

EH and I felt obliged to attend the University research conference, even though much of the content was of little interest to us. On our arrival we could tell that many of our colleagues had ignored the event. This was … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen at the National Library of Scotland (Rousse)

Sitting side by side on the wide staircase of the National Library of Scotland were Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. Doing my best to hide my surprise at finding the pair of them there, I risked stepping closer to check … Continue reading

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Call for Sunday opening at the National Library of Scotland (Rousse)

‘And this is why we need Sunday opening too’ said the librarian as she led us through the main reading room of the National Library of Scotland (recently refurbished with lovely new blue chairs). I glanced over and understood her … Continue reading

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An embarrassing moment in the National Library of Scotland and a tram death (Rousse)

I could have died of shame when a video posted to my Facebook page sprang to life at full volume breaking the solemn silence of the main reading room in the National Library of Scotland. I had no choice but … Continue reading

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National Library of Scotland’s new facility harbours reptile colony (Rousse)

The National Library of Scotland stretched up to the sky in its brand new twenty-two storey building. I joined a guided tour for the afternoon, partnered up with the young man known to be the object of KT’s affections. This … Continue reading

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National Library of Scotland raids English universities for new staff (Rousse)

The team at the National Library of Scotland had already grown significantly and they were keen to take on even more staff. The main source of new employees appeared to be two English universities. SW was a recent recruit from … Continue reading

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