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Sperm whale kills tourist on Uig Sands (Rousse)

While I photographed the salmon under the bridge on Uig Sands, I believed that TPR was exploring the caves. I was interrupted by an almighty splash as a sperm whale fell from a great height into the river just behind … Continue reading

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Rwandan driver leads travellers a merry dance over the sand dunes of Holy Island with a horse (Rousse)

After an enormous breakfast of smoked salmon and roast potatoes – some of which I had to put back in the fridge because I simply couldn’t manage it all – I caught the train south. My travelling companions were TPR, … Continue reading

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A salmon sandwich (Rousse)

Every lunchtime RK bought a big slab of fish from the mobile shop at the railway station, not far from the office. He kept his purchase in the fridge in the office in the afternoon, then took it home in … Continue reading

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A smoked salmon surprise and an unexpected dip in the North Sea (Rousse)

A quick glance at my calendar told me that I should be with AJ speaking about the new framework to female students. I made a dash for room C14, taking care not to trip along the poorly maintained corridors. ‘What … Continue reading

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University promotes academics on basis of cooking skills (Rousse)

XY had been asked to review all the promotions appeals. She decided that the fairest way to judge the merit of the applicants was to ask them to cook a low-cost gourmet meal. She specified that the menu include cubed … Continue reading

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Smoked salmon and snazzy dance moves (Rousse)

It was the start of the new academic year and, as usual, I was busy serving smoked salmon to a long line of students. Afterwards my sister’s school friend DM led me to the dance floor. What a mover! He … Continue reading

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The indignity of dining alone (Rousse)

After the formal proceedings were concluded, MLH and LC headed off with my hosts for their dinner. “You can eat over there” they said, signalling a restaurant at the other side of the road. I crossed over and pushed open … Continue reading

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A weekend salmon fishing (Rousse)

“Are you OK to go salmon fishing the weekend of 12th March?” asked EH. “12th March? When does the season start?” interupted some random bloke. I concluded that this man was a half-wit: doesn’t everyone know the dates of the … Continue reading

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Commune cycle reunion of sorts (Rousse)

I can’t say that it was the most comfortable of nights, but the setting for sleep in the open was beautiful, right next to a beautiful Scottish salmon river. TPR and I would have been better off lying down on … Continue reading

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Family fun outdoors (Rousse)

I rode with my family in an open train carriage across the wide salmon river. It had been an eventful day: my middle sister had taken my little sister to the hospital for an operation that she claimed to have … Continue reading

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