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Keeping out the riff raff (Rousse)

The short escalators appeared to lead up from the shopping centre to the grand entrance of the new, super-posh solid marble hotel.¬† However, anyone who took stepped on to them discovered that they were fake, and stopped short of the … Continue reading

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The writing of Horace and Brighton bullies (Rousse)

This first gathering of the UK information science community in years took place on a hill top in Brighton. There I was really pleased to meet HJ Horace, the American writer. I told him that I wanted to buy his … Continue reading

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What (not) to wear to your reunion (Rousse)

My mother-in-law told us that she was “just popping out” so why had she left us for hours with nothing to do other than put away the dishes? Eventually we gave up on her and caught a lift to the … Continue reading

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Rousse avoids a rubbish job

Back in 1982 I was doing all I could to avoid what I considered an inappropriate task for female first year undergraduates: picking up litter. They said that the boys would be there too, but I didn’t believe it. I’d … Continue reading

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