Tag Archives: stock

A near gobbling (Rousse)

We were on a road trip across the US with my cousins N and D. We stopped at a ranch where an old farmer showed us his stock. TPR took it upon himself to see if he could out-run the … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial infants (Rousse)

We knew that we had come to the right place when we saw all the primary school children dressed in hand-knitted jumpers. They were modelling their own creations in the hope that they could sell surplus stock at their stall.

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Taking stock while house training a greyhound (Rousse)

I was spilling stock everywhere: into the sink, onto the worktop, over the floor. It would take hours (for TPR) to clean up the oily mess. Then we also had to deal with the greyhound puppy.I asked my mother if … Continue reading

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A charmed life working for Gary Lineker and sleeping with Hugh Grant (Rousse)

Gary Lineker (my boss) supervised our stand at the Online Conference, held this year in the University of Edinburgh’s student union building. Gary wasn’t entirely sure how to find the best position to promote our services, but he wasn’t doing … Continue reading

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When the Shop of Curiosities is out of stock (Rousse)

The most curious thing about the Shop of Curiosities was that it held no stock. Once through the door all you found was a series of dark rooms containing a few sticks of old furniture and a couple of well-worn … Continue reading

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When popping out to the shop turns into a hunt for polar bears (Rousse)

The community shop at Timsgarry was doing a roaring trade, despite its endemic over-pricing. I picked up a pretty pair of purple sheepskin child’s slippers and baulked at the £83 tag. Meanwhile TPR was negotiating on a supply of brown … Continue reading

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Apples, camping gear, and a cardigan (Rousse)

JC and I volunteered to help set up the pitch at the outdoor festival. First of all we had to collect the stock for the stall. The young woman in charge drove our Land Rover to the depot. There we … Continue reading

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