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Vertical paragliding (Rousse)

My neighbour’s AS’s hobby was vertical paragliding. He’d come back from work, attach his rainbow silks, and shoot into the sky above our building.

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Settlers of Catan in San Francisco (Rousse)

As the coach pulled into San Francisco nobody could doubt that we were in free and easy California. From the window I saw pastel painted houses, rainbow flags, and hippies in the street. I checked into the same hotel as … Continue reading

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Photo opportunities on a far flung Hebridean island (Rousse)

We were supposed to be heading to the beach, but there was so much to organise with all the children and the dogs. Eventually we set off, but TPR and I became separated from everyone else and ended up on … Continue reading

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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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Home Counties versus the Hebrides (Rousse)

ED and I travelled to the misty isle and arrived under three fabulous rainbows. “These are almost as beautiful as the ones I saw in Haslemere” she remarked. I found it hard to believe that the rainbows of the Home … Continue reading

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