Tag Archives: PC

A huge hairy monster, a pickpocket, and promises of staff socials (Rousse)

‘There’s a huge hairy monster making a terrible racket in room C44!’ I screamed down the phone to security. What I didn’t tell them was that this was a monster of our own making. We’d created it using a graphics … Continue reading

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Dream boy returns (Rousse)

It was such a long time since I had seen my old school friend ST (both in real life and in my dreams). I took the seat next to him and looked down to his left hand: he still sported … Continue reading

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Teacher tickles semi-naked student in class (Rousse)

TPR was very efficient with his packing. I was less so, scattering the hotel room with my belongings, and wondering how on earth I would get back from the room to the lab by 11:00 for my special class on … Continue reading

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Novelist’s life work loss blamed on clumsy husband (Rousse)

I’d been complaining of TPR’s clumsiness for some time. Now he had managed to let a desktop PC, all the back-up disks for my novel-in-progress, and an old fashioned brick mobile telephone, fall from a third floor window and through … Continue reading

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Murder victim hidden in shallow grave between bedroom carpet and floorboards (Rousse)

I got up early and settled down to some work at my computer in the study. Soon afterwards TPR followed me into the room with my breakfast. This was not my usual 40g of museli, but a bowl of mixed … Continue reading

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Simpsons character unleashes latest computer virus (Rousse)

Suddenly a picture of Rosemary from the Simpsons flashed up on my computer screen. This was the signal that I had long feared. It only meant one thing: the virus had started its attack. I watched in horror as it … Continue reading

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How to rename a directory in Linux (Rousse)

I found the IT support staff in their “office” – a windowless former post room, about the size of a cleaner’s cupboard. One of them was soldering a home-made PC while the other clearly had nothing to do. Neither paid … Continue reading

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