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Plumbing catastrophe (Rousse)

The poshest restaurant in town did not supply enough waste paper baskets – so everyone threw their rubbish down the lavatories, thus causing a plumbling catastrophe. Advertisements

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Commune cycle reunion of sorts (Rousse)

I can’t say that it was the most comfortable of nights, but the setting for sleep in the open was beautiful, right next to a beautiful Scottish salmon river. TPR and I would have been better off lying down on … Continue reading

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An unfortunate house guest (Rousse)

I’d turned their spare bedroom into a teenage tip and now I’d managed to destroy the whole plumbing system by attempting to hand-wash a hanky. As I pulled the sitting room basin away from the wall, torrents of cold water … Continue reading

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Secret military airbase at Edinburgh airport harbours unexpected relations (Rousse)

I knew that it was too good to be true, but this didn’t stop my enjoying the company of my long-dead aunt, uncle and grandmother when I stumbled across them living happily together in a small house on the edge … Continue reading

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How to serve Chardonnay Australian-style (Rousse)

This means of marketing alcohol was completely alien to me. In my home country of Scotland tourists learnt about whisky by following a guide around a distillery, with the prospect of a free sample at the end of a tour. … Continue reading

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Campus horror (Rousse)

We were excited to learn that our new colleague held a degree in hospitality management. As well as returning financial order in our group, she offered to bring salads to all our Friday meetings. Just as I was thinking what … Continue reading

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