Tag Archives: shooting

Highland hotel murder mystery quiz mistaken for Dr Who rehearsal (Rousse)

We recognised the ghillie as the one from the Ardushiane Hotel. He had once asked on the last evening of a weekend trip to the Highlands whether we would be shooting the next day. At the time I had been … Continue reading

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Royal family shooting (Rousse)

The first I heard of the shooting of members of the British royal family was when I turned on the television news and saw live footage of Princess Anne and her daughter under fire. As she fled the scene, I … Continue reading

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University of Edinburgh professor is target shooting champion (Rousse)

Talented University of Edinburgh professor JS was the resort champion of target shooting. I wished that I had brought along a camera to capture her magnificent winning shot against the glorious Caribbean sunset.

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Mid-afternoon okey cokey fun ruined by Restoration battle vandal (Rousse)

TPR and his two friends knew that before long the enemy would come over the hill. The three of them anticipated hand-to-hand combat, and were prepared. I was terrified, but at least I had an escape route through the attic … Continue reading

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Catch a falling star – in West Sussex (Rousse)

I was catching tiny red stars in my outstretched palms. These had fallen from the shower that could now be seen making its way across the meadow to the east of my sister J’s house. I asked TPR why such … Continue reading

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Danish Marmite verdict – not as bad as you might expect (Rousse)

While top fashion designer MSB prepared for the visit of AF, my sister J and I headed for the Pentland Hills. We timed our visit to watch the release of geese at the start of the shooting season. We didn’t … Continue reading

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Rousse hangs on to her turquoise trapezium handbag and reports a crime

All I wanted was some peace and quiet at home in my pyjamas when the doorbell rang and a whole family of cleaners marched into the hall. It would have been rude to refuse them entry so while they all … Continue reading

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