Tag Archives: professor

Looking for a new boyfriend (Rousse)

I was looking for a new boyfriend. The first candidate was lovely – tall, dark, and handsome – and we did have some fun together. However, he was much younger than me, a smoker, and offered limited conversation. I really … Continue reading

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The PhD cheat (Rousse)

‘Why have you recently made so much progress on writing up your PhD?’ barked the professor at the cowering student, as if this was a terrible crime. The student looked at me from across the table, and I turned to … Continue reading

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Ice skating professors (Rousse)

I skated across a melting ice rink with a Professor of Drama from Loughborough University.

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Police incompetence in Berwick-upon-Tweed (Rousse)

At long last we had come to a compromise and I would soon be the proud owner of a house with a sea view in Berwick-upon-Tweed. I popped into town to check the facilities. “Perhaps Berwick isn’t the place for … Continue reading

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University of Edinburgh professor is target shooting champion (Rousse)

Talented University of Edinburgh professor JS was the resort champion of target shooting. I wished that I had brought along a camera to capture her magnificent winning shot against the glorious Caribbean sunset.

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Virgin TV disappointment (Rousse)

TPR and I had two homes in Edinburgh. The first was a basement flat with excellent storage. The other was a bright, airy Newhaven apartment with open views across the Firth of Forth. Whenever we were in one we decided … Continue reading

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A post-REF ghost train ride around Edinburgh (Rousse)

I picked the DVD up from reception at Queen Margaret University’s Corstorphine campus and carried it down to the staff room. I needed someone to help me proof the multimedia excerpts that had been added to my most recent publication … Continue reading

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