11. The Spirit of Enterprise

Ada Lamb, PhD, has been in Toppings bookshop for several hours this morning, occupying her favourite sofa in the narrow corridor between Biography & True Stories, and Self-Help & Enterprise. The proofs of her bestseller-to-be, Dr Ada’s Guide to Leaving Academia (Vol. 9) are strewn across the two-seater, a teapot of the finest bone china … Read more 11. The Spirit of Enterprise

7. Once Upon A Time on North Street

Once upon a time there were three external examiners: the Examiner for Ancient Classics, the Examiner for Forensic Medicine, and the Examiner for Russian and Comparative Literature. Their paths had never crossed before that morning when they all came down for breakfast in the small B&B on North Street. They were all very smartly dressed, … Read more 7. Once Upon A Time on North Street