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Belle the librarian serves Rousse the criminal (Rousse)

It was a tough route up the concrete staircase in the cold to the main library of Birmingham City University, but so worth the struggle to be greeted by squeals of joy from Belle, on duty at the main enquiry … Continue reading

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Rousse supports Manchester City (Belle)

I was on a coach trip to the Manchester football derby. There were impressive fan facilities and a jumble sale. My friend found a lovely cream and orange sweater on a stall and ran over to me. I was amazed … Continue reading

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Lemon Rousse (Belle)

Standing in the black and white corridor I could see Rousse striding purposefully across the quad in my direction. I turned dramatically to the camera crew and delivered my line: “Now why would anyone need SO many Jif lemons?”. Refusing … Continue reading

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The forgotten poet (Belle)

Rousse had set the pub quiz question feeling confident that I would know the answer. It was true, I did remember the poet’s brief musical career, his reworking of Gawain and the Green Knight and his northerness. But I just … Continue reading

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Hugh Bonneville stars in Dreamaticus (Belle)

Dreamaticus was now a successful TV programme. The viewing figures kept rising and the director had signed up famous actors to re-enact ‘the dream of the week’. This week Rousse’s dream starred Hugh Bonneville playing Roddy McDowall playing Galen (Planet … Continue reading

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Rousse, the National Library Boy, and the Social Network

I was so flattered when the young researcher in the National Library of Scotland asked me if I’d like to go and see The Social Network with him. I explained that I’d made other arrangements, heaved my work and gym … Continue reading

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