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Spaceship flies over Edinburgh and pensioners enjoy the Paris nightwear walk Pierrot-style (Rousse)

I was running very late when I bumped into MT near the Pleasance. I hadn’t seen him for over thirty years and had no idea that he was now working at the University of Edinburgh. I thought he was still … Continue reading

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Jimmy Savile ‘in hibernation’ (Rousse)

Jimmy Savile was not dead. I learnt this from a tweet in French. It translated as ‘How astonishing that Jimmy Savile has been in hibernation for all this time’. The tweet was one amongst hundreds collected in a book of … Continue reading

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Rousse tweets academic Victorian music hall performance

At one of the most bizarre professional events that I had ever attended, my PhD supervisor stood at the microphone and introduced the first act to come on stage. One of my external examiners, dressed like a Victorian music hall … Continue reading

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Rousse reviews a package holiday in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was such a dump. I was so relieved that we hadn’t suggested we come here on holiday with my Canadian cousins at Easter. Unfortunately though, we were still stuck in the shabby resort for a week and would … Continue reading

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Yes offers treats for tweeting (Rousse)

As we walked across the tarmac and into the terminal I saw a couple about to board their flight. At least in his sixties, he wore a brown leather hat pulled down over stringy hair dyed blue black, his face … Continue reading

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What has Rousse got up her sleeves?

If truth be told my Norwegian jumper was too big for me. What I should have really done is pass it on to someone larger and buy myself a new one. Instead I decided to adapt it. I cut off … Continue reading

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