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A compromise husband and security failure (Rousse)

I needed a new husband. David looked like he might fit the bill. He was young, kind, had a good job in student services at the University, and seemed willing to go along with this plan. (However, he had fair … Continue reading

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Spy penguins deployed to improve University security (Rousse)

The University issued an orange and black plastic spy penguin to each member of staff. Mine was tall, thin and male. AL was very proud of his slightly overweight female bird with wide floppy ears. The powers that be instructed … Continue reading

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University reunion surprises (Rousse)

At the university reunion one girl complained that her breast reduction surgery had not been worth the bother, another seemed unable to sit still at the table (until we realised that she was popping out for cigarettes every ten minutes … Continue reading

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Computer criminal caught in the act (Rousse)

I caught my former colleague MH illegally sneaking into the office in the middle of the night to use the University’s computer facilities.

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Loughborough moves a little closer to Glasgow (Rousse)

I was keen to learn the geography of Loughborough. So instead of taking a taxi, I walked from the city centre to the out-of-town hill-top university campus. I was surprised at how few students I saw en route. I guessed … Continue reading

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Birmingham University students play on swings to avoid murder scene (Rousse)

SPC, SH and I stayed in Birmingham at SH’s flat a couple of weeks before the start of our final year at University. Just across the road people were queuing to lay flowers at a murder scene. We tried to … Continue reading

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Bad manners at Loughborough University graduation ceremony, and countryside iPhone thieves (Rousse)

Dressed in a pale green, silk-cotton mix, short-sleeved summer tunic, SC criticised me for drinking Diet Coke, the pattern that my food left on my plate half way through a meal, and eating in front of her. I considered her … Continue reading

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