Tag Archives: romance

A new campus romance (Rousse)

CQX was anxious to start the presentations, but I was still struggling to prevent the huge water cooler bottles from toppling over at the top of the staged auditorium. Eventually I took my seat and the event was underway. In … Continue reading

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Hanky panky with a young project manager (Rousse)

I got off with Stuart, a young friend of TPR’s former colleague MS. Stuart worked as a project manager. This was useful for PS’s Masters project. He also drove a fast car. But this romance would never work. For a … Continue reading

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How to flirt 1980s style (Rousse)

My expertise did not stretch to biomedical science, yet I was charged with delivering a lecture to the new first years. I won them over in the first few minutes with a couple of jokes, then kept their interest by … Continue reading

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A slighty tricky hospital romance (Rousse)

We gazed across the table into one another’s eyes confessing our love while bemoaning our tricky marital predicament. There was also the further issue of our physical incompatability, but that only applied when we were upright. When the object of … Continue reading

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Unwanted romantic advances, a “lost” suitcase, and death at the fun run (Rousse)

I’d loved him for some time now, but his drunken advances, although flattering, were not welcome – especially in front of my parents. When he followed me upstairs to my hotel room I was suddenly overcome with a chill of … Continue reading

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REF and romance (Rousse)

It was meant to be a discussion of what I could contribute to our Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission. It soon turned into a passionate snog. I adjusted my silk petticoat and ran across the room to lock the office … Continue reading

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The apprehension of Interpol’s most wanted (Rousse)

We were coming to the end of the Christmas vacation and were thoroughly partied out. When TM, SC and I returned to our hotel at 06:40 after another heavy night, we wondered how on earth we would cope with getting … Continue reading

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