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Middle-aged Swedish lesbian spoon art (Rousse)

My preparations for the World War II commemoration competition was going well. I had already produced a two page A4 document using a selection of inks in a rainbow of colours and my beautiful handwriting, I was confident that I … Continue reading

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A peg-legged threesome (Rousse)

I got a lot out of my marriage, not least because my husband’s almost identical brother was part of the deal. We didn’t know his name, nor whether he was younger or older than TPR, but he was always there … Continue reading

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A Pelham puppet tangle (Rousse)

PC and SA cleared out the unused contents of their house. I had never seen such an impressive collection of clutter. My favourite item amongst the mess of random objects was a sad, faded yellow, wooden Pelham puppet trapped in … Continue reading

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Pens lost and found (Rousse)

PT interrupted F’s PhD supervision with a question. “Are these pens yours?” he asked me. “Did you leave them behind when you moved offices?” There were three pens in total: a beautiful dark blue-marbled fountain pen; the striped wooden roller … Continue reading

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Giant baby kangaroo paddles in Luskentyre Bay (Rousse)

A, C, S and N proposed a commune holiday on the Isle of Harris later in the year. Since TPR and I were already there, the others tasked us with checking out the various self-catering cottages that A had identified … Continue reading

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A log cabin date on the Isle of Skye (Rousse)

I left my MacBook Air under my desk at the British Library and chased across the reading room to intercept the young man in a navy blue suit who was carrying a briefcase. “Nick!” I shouted. He spun round and … Continue reading

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Narwhal is cover for Finnish plot to invade Estonia (Rousse)

I explained to my companion that I had long experience of mixing with wealthy people, mainly in the country seats of Northumberland and the chateaux of Auvergne. However, never before had I seen a place like this. Our multimillionaire host … Continue reading

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Knowledge Management on ice (Rousse)

This term I was studying the Knowledge Management module rather than teaching it. The new tutor brought in a number of major changes. For example, most of the classes were taught outdoors in the melting snow, and the regulation module … Continue reading

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Parking problems in Loughborough (Rousse)

Given that my vehicle was a long, orange single decker bus, it was hardly surprising that I was struggling to park it in Loughborough. Nevertheless, LC was still appalled when I attempted to reverse and took out a white-painted post … Continue reading

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Accolades for the wooden-legged international driving champion (Rousse)

TPR was an international driving champion, as was his former colleague KR. KR’s achievement was the more impressive: she won every accolade despite her wooden leg.

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