Tag Archives: table tennis

Princes Harry and William at the ice pageant (Belle)

Travelling up the escalator to the sixth-floor office, I saw a gaping hole at the top and Mr L (my school history teacher) fell down. Fortunately, he swung himself back to safety like a gibbon. But I was fuming about … Continue reading

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Sympathy and ping pong (Rousse)

When XY broke down in tears in my room I realised that the only way to comfort him would be to invite him into my bed. Between sobs he listed many injustices others waged against his research projects, using this … Continue reading

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Drowning by white gloss paint (Rousse)

My sister-in-law S and I had a few minutes to spare so we took a quick look around the gift shop. There was nothing of interest to us there. Still with time on our hands we popped through another low … Continue reading

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Nightmare at the Olympics (Belle)

For a horrifying ten minutes, I was drafted into the Chinese men’s doubles table tennis semi-final match. As I walked towards the table in the arena, an official admitted the administrative error and took the bat out of my hands.  … Continue reading

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