Tag Archives: stream

Wool and sheep, sex and turkeys (Rousse)

TPR and I were checking (a) the stream that was coursing all the way from the pond to under our bedroom window, and (b) the encroachment of teenagers on our property as they partied in the catacombs beneath the Edinburgh … Continue reading

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White whale skeleton is centre-piece at gold and black themed wedding (Rousse)

About a dozen of us volunteered to set the stage for MNX’s wedding. First we hung gold and black decorations around the hall. Then we manoeuvred the huge white whale skeleton into the window display. When everything was ready I … Continue reading

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iPhone dropped in water (Rousse)

I told him that this was a terrible idea, but TPR made me jump over the stream – and my iPhone fell out of my hand straight into the water.

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Edinburgh airport attractions (Rousse)

The latest attractions at Edinburgh Airport were a prehistoric carving of a horse’s head, and a tightrope challenge that hung across a muddy stream. I was most interested in the former, and TPR in the latter.

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“Friend” of royalty responsible for luggage loss (Rousse)

Although the conference had changed format for 2012, it still attracted the same crowd. AA and I waved greetings to everyone we knew as we crossed the main exhibition hall on our way out to check in at the hotel. … Continue reading

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Oil struck in the Pentland Hills (Rousse)

First we were amazed to hear that a tiny Middle Eastern prince had popped over for a round of golf at our local club. Then we were astonished to witness streams flowing uphill over the Pentland Hills. The biggest shock … Continue reading

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Rousse’s perilous journey

This was highly embarrassing. My gym membership had run out several weeks earlier and somehow I had ended up in the changing rooms with everyone encouraging me to pretend that I was still a member. This was not right and … Continue reading

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