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Brian the Irish architect (Rousse)

I knew that TPR had tired of me completely, so I was keen to line up a replacement for my husband as soon as possible. My work colleague Brian the Irish architect seemed a good candidate. Like TPR he was … Continue reading

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US citizenship test queries in Colorado (Rousse)

The train set off in the wrong direction – or rather we had joined the west-bound train to Hawaii via Texas, rather the service heading east. We managed to alight at the first stop in rural Colorado, where it was … Continue reading

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A kid’s Skype eye test (Rousse)

Having given up on the optician, BC asked me and TPR to test the eyesight of her son N. Over Skype, it was rather difficult to persuade him to identify which of the black lines were more distinct (in the … Continue reading

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Calorie burning and a code cracker (Rousse)

I invented a new form of fitness equipment that would make my fortune. It was a type of spinning tray that could be used at home on any carpeted floor. Never had burning calories been so much fun! TPR interrupted … Continue reading

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People carrier test drive disaster (Rousse)

‘Mr F!’ I exclaimed when I saw TF in casual dress in the corridor at work. I wasn’t expecting to see him, so this was a lovely surprise. However, I was not the reason for his visit. He had come … Continue reading

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A French affair (Rousse)

The only way to get into the French hall of residence was to balance on wobbly podiums attached to the outside of the building, then leap from there into the dodgy lift. Once inside the lift you had to perform … Continue reading

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Rousse’s one night stand

I had been a faithful wife for almost three decades and now I’d blown it after a brief (but fun) encounter with XY (also married) in the marital bed while TPR was fast asleep along the corridor in the spare … Continue reading

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Rate my professor: Rousse is doing fine

I knew that I should never have mentioned the test: just 6 students turned up for my Thursday morning Knowledge Management class. Determined to hunt the rest of them down, I prowled the corridors. Perhaps they were with JB? If … Continue reading

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How to reverse safely along the motorway (Rousse)

To test whether or not I was dreaming I put the car into reverse and zoomed backwards along the motorway. No matter what I crashed into, there were no adverse consequences whatsoever.

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Judy Garland learner driver (Rousse)

Judy Garland failed her driving test and thus freed a slot for me to pass mine. This system operates to limit the number of new drivers on the road. Ordinary people earn their licence only on occasions when celebrities don’t … Continue reading

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