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Lewd comments in bed (Rousse)

AC, JM and I sat in bed working our way through the lewd comments on my professional WordPress site.

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A sacrilegious faux pas in France (Rousse)

“Let’s go,” I said, “I’ve had enough of this ridiculous Catholic tourist trap”. I spoke rather too loudly, clearly upsetting many of the faithful who were visiting this French holy site of pilgrimage. I back-tracked in admitting that it was … Continue reading

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A mistaken victim of a murderous niece (Rousse)

They thought that they had found the (whole) body of my aunt. This was impossible. After the murder I had disposed of the corpse very carefully, cut it into many pieces, and distributed them over several sites. This was clearly … Continue reading

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A shaman, a shopping trolley, and sisters’ satin dresses (Rousse)

The camp site shaman forced everyone to hand over their belongings on arrival. We were meant to do the same. Somehow, however, I had managed to find a way of acquiring the goods of others. I took a blue tartan … Continue reading

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PhD write-up distractions: National Trust for Scotland properties (Rousse)

When I returned to work after my summer holiday I discovered that two of my PhD students had each become heavily involved in National Trust for Scotland properties, each of which was supposedly associated with their doctoral studies. How would … Continue reading

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Saved by the South Uist Sheepdog Trials (Rousse)

We were honoured to be allowed to observe the archaeological dig. Afterwards the young man in charge asked if he could commandeer our tandem to ride a little further north to another site. We said that this would be fine, … Continue reading

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Tour of the hotspots of Hartburn misses the White House (Rousse)

As the bus came down Greens Lane I considered pointing out Hartburn Primary School, but I wasn’t convinced that my fellow passengers would be interested. At the T junction we turned right on to Darlington Road, then first left into … Continue reading

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An unwise bed sheet display (Rousse)

Given that this was a networking event for the tech community, NP’s stall looked very amateur. Or perhaps she was being ironic as she pinned the home-decorated bedsheet up behind her table? If so, would anyone get the joke? I … Continue reading

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“Invisible” cat caught wearing navy blue corduroy dungarees (Rousse)

As we hung our belongings up in the gym changing rooms TPR noticed the sign that said that animals were forbidden on site. I took my purple fleece off its hook and passed it to the cat. “I suggest that … Continue reading

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Who will be Wella’s next model? (Rousse)

The “campus as building site” experience was really getting to me. From the window of the union bar we watched as yet another structure was pulled down. Today it was the turn of the pier to be demolished. Stray shards … Continue reading

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