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An exploration of Edinburgh’s infrared zone (Rousse)

TMcE was at the wheel as we headed along Queen Street, Edinburgh in the middle of the night. We were discussing the concert that we had all enjoyed in Glasgow earlier in the evening when the dark suddenly switched to … Continue reading

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A crash on the Paris péripherique (Rousse)

Racing through Paris by car without a satnav, TPR’s erratic driving along this haphazard route was bound to end in disaster. We were meant to be heading into town – not out of it – and now I was pretty … Continue reading

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Trapped by gunmen in small town USA (Rousse)

TPR and I travelled in two separate cars to the airport and our long-anticipated business class flights home. As I wondered what to do about the bags of rubbish that I had accumulated on the front seat of my car … Continue reading

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A Land Rover driving experience (Rousse)

I drove the family Land Rover through town in a most haphazard way, skidding in the snow and almost mowing down several pedestrians – but somehow I got away with it.

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Edinburgh’s worst driver causes yet another accident (Rousse)

As Edinburgh’s worst driver, I was in trouble again. I drove through a red light at the junction of Lothian Road and Princes Street, taking out a pedestrian. While she lay injured and unconscious on the tarmac, someone else called … Continue reading

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Bodies on Birmingham’s Bristol Road South (Rousse)

TPR and I lay naked on the tarmac on the Bristol Road South next to the pedestrian crossing. I was freezing. Many of the cars that passed slowed down to look at us, yet nobody offered to pick us up … Continue reading

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Natural sanitary products in store at Gayfield Square (Rousse)

As I stood at the pedestrian crossing on Leith Walk I noticed that a PhD student was also waiting to cross the road. “Have you been to the craft shop in Gayfield Square” she asked me. When I replied that … Continue reading

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