Tag Archives: time travel

Radiation transforms terrier into reptile (Rousse)

Over the summer I used Branxton as my base, and popped into Berwick High School periodically to use the facilities there for completing my project. The house was still full of interesting artefacts associated with my maternal ancestors, including trophies … Continue reading

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Topless waitress survives tsunami (Rousse)

I’d got into the habit of going topless – everywhere. At Friday morning meetings my colleagues just ignored my bare breasts and didn’t pass comment. However, when I applied for a job as a waitress at a luxury tropical hotel … Continue reading

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Time travelling drones (Belle)

Now that drones and time travel were so cheap, TV programming had been revolutionised.  The latest BBC hit was a programme in which a drone had been attached to a Victorian parlour-maid’s apron and the nation was transfixed by first … Continue reading

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Time travel to the 1960s, a meeting with Phil Davis, and a stolen bracelet (Rousse)

I travelled back in time to the 1960s where I found myself outside a concrete football stadium, in the company of actor Phil Davis. Conscious of the sexist attitudes of a half century ago, I steeled myself for inappropriate remarks. … Continue reading

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Back to Online 1997 (Rousse)

As I wandered around London Olympia I tried to work out what year it was. The dolly birds in hot-pants who rode around the exhibition on roller-skates handing out freebies provided the clue that it was dot com boom time. … Continue reading

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Time-travelling academic gives conflicting advice (Rousse)

I couldn’t work out how I would get to my office across the flooded swamp of campus. The assistant dean appeared to be leading us one way, but just behind us his younger self (plus wife and three children) was … Continue reading

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A time travel trip to the Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

I travelled back in time to my favourite guest house on the Isle of Lewis where the computers looked at least a decade out of date, and what I knew as a toilet block was a tumbled down black house.

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Time travelling robot dancers (Belle)

As I walked down Lewisham High Street I realised I had been transported back in time. How else could I explain the mysterious re-appearance of Chiesemans Department Store? Stopping to look upwards to appreciate the moment, I noticed several performers … Continue reading

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Young “Arthur Weasley” assists in railway murder hunt (Rousse)

The biggest clue that I had time-travelled was that Mark Williams (better known as Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter movies) looked so young. He must have only been in his mid to late twenties. As the manager of Worcester … Continue reading

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Time-travelling Rupert Grint (as Ron Weasley) greets Rousse in the Kingdom of Fife

This was one of the most interesting research seminars that I had ever attended: it was just like a circus performance. My favourite act was the set of extremely flexible women gymnasts. They all started off in crab position, tightly … Continue reading

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