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The most renowned wedding photographer in Sunderland (Rousse)

Saturdays in Sunderland meant only one thing: brides! The local photographer was famous for his 2pm multi-bride shots staged under a railway bridge. Brides travelled from all across the north east of England to join the mass photo shoot, conveniently … 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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A prize-winning threesome (Rousse)

The prizes were awarded as follows: the poetry prize to architect and photographer AC; four Olympic medals – 2 bronze, 1 silver, and 1 gold – for athletics to TPR; the CBE to Rousse.

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Camera envy (Rousse)

SW pulled a magnificent camera out of her bag. With its huge telephoto lens, she told me that her photographer husband had paid £90 for it in the 1980s. This was more that I could ever afford for photographic equipment.

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Chronology change chaos at the British Council and the Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Award (Rousse)

The hole in the time space continuum was causing all sorts of trouble, including the relocation of major landmarks. For example, Ben Nevis had shifted 250 miles south to Manchester city centre, bringing with it a microclimate of streaked wispy … Continue reading

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Harry the photographer prince (Rousse)

What a coincidence to spot Prince Harry twice in the same day! First of all I ended up just a couple of rows away from him in the stand at the Olympics reprise show. Here television footage from London 2012 … Continue reading

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Rousse the dog photographer

I finally got my hands on a camera with a decent telephoto lens. I used it to photograph all the dogs – including the big black one with the pink rinse, and the shaggy hound who could transform himself from … Continue reading

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