Tag Archives: San Francisco

A Playmobil partner in Sausalito (Belle)

Now naked from the waist up, I awkwardly looked around my date’s kitchen and said hello to his sister. I’d certainly met some interesting people since moving to San Francisco. My date, meanwhile, was taking two bicycles out of a … Continue reading

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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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England manager hosts the party of the year (Rousse)

IS and I had been invited to the party of the year – a school reunion hosted by an England football manager at his mansion. We arrived early in order to secure the best accommodation for the night, and were … Continue reading

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Bad behaviour and an F1 fireball kill conversation (Rousse)

The conference launch event was a Victorian-Edwardian music hall concert in the style of BBC’s Good old days show. I thought this a bit OTT for a librarians’ conference, but this was the US, and it did make a change … Continue reading

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