Tag Archives: Waverley

Distracted by a dishwasher, chicken liver pâté, and dusty After Eight mints (Rousse)

I tried to help in the kitchen but I was doing everything wrong. TPR despaired when I added handwash detergent to the dishwasher. Instead I would try my luck at cooking, starting with homemade chicken liver pâté, assisted by GB … Continue reading

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How to avoid predatory women (Rousse)

The holiday was full of surprises: A walk along the cliffs above the beautiful beaches of the Isle of Lewis A huge dinner at the guest house with DE A dash through a deserted Waverley Station with JM A tea … Continue reading

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Couple helpless as Royal Bank of Scotland head office goes up in flames (Rousse)

I was sitting on the concrete floor at Waverley Station, leaning against a plate glass window, when X approached me. “What are you doing here?” I demanded to know. “Shouldn’t you be at a conference in Norfolk?” X lifted me … Continue reading

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A five-person tandem, fire engines, and the fuel shortage (Rousse)

Time was tight to reach the 12:00 rain from Waverley by tandem. However, the distance was quite short: straight up Broughton Street, past John Lewis, and down Calton Road into the back entrance of the station. Provided that everyone pedalled … Continue reading

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Rousse’s stalker

How had this crazy woman, who had stalked me online for the past couple of years, now managed to break into my house? The scrap of paper pulled out of the pocket of our captive – now pinned bodily to … Continue reading

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Dead grandmother finances tricky train travel (Rousse)

I’d over-stretched myself with a busy morning of cycling to the Welsh border combined with talking to strangers along the route, and now it was time to head home to Newcastle. It was only when my family gathered at Waverley … Continue reading

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