Tag Archives: property

An abandoned banana baby (Rousse)

The Pitlochry guest house was not to my tastes at all. The proprietor behaved as if she was everyone’s best friend, but I could see through her act. All that interested her was the fastest means of extracting as much … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Australian temptress (Rousse)

An Australian woman called Helen started spending a lot of time with KT and JH. At first we thought that she was just a friend of the couple, but on the day that JH banned me from joining him on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Island holiday apartments with pets (Rousse)

P and SM, L and TF, and TPR and I all owned holiday apartments on a remote exotic island – which we hardly ever used. When we first bought the properties they each came with a set of live pets … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PhD write-up distractions: National Trust for Scotland properties (Rousse)

When I returned to work after my summer holiday I discovered that two of my PhD students had each become heavily involved in National Trust for Scotland properties, each of which was supposedly associated with their doctoral studies. How would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Downsize giveaway – with goat (Rousse)

TPR and I were furnishing our new flat. Meanwhile friends of friends (Sue and Mike) had downsized and were giving away all sorts of bits and pieces that they had previously placed in storage. We lacked suitable seating for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A stolen DAB radio (Rousse)

I wandered off without so much as a brief goodbye to TPR. When I reached the pond I hid the DAB radio so that I could swim across the water rather than take the longer route along the path. It … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Travelling the UK by rail with suitcase insurance (Rousse)

I left my pink suitcase on the train twice on the same trip. On the first occasion I remembered just in time and managed to correct my mistake. The second time it was too late. I phoned WC to ask … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment