Category Archives: Hope & Gratitude dinner

Hope & Gratitude 2017

Tonight we celebrated our H&G with dinner at the Chesil in Winchester. It’s rapidly becoming our celebration restaurant. And while the food is excellent, there’s something quite special about eating in a building that’s been there for 600 years. It … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2016

The morning started nice and late. We ventured downstairs for a coffee at about 10am. After coffee we left our bags with the wonderful receptionist at the Casa dela Catedral and headed off, across the way, to the Cathedral. The … Continue reading

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Hope 2015

Tonight, given it was Halloween and we’d rather not be in for the awful little visitors that roam the street looking for rotten teeth, we decided to have our annual Hope and Gratitude dinner. Of course we have a lot … Continue reading

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Hope, gratitude & happy birthday

Tonight we went to Bel and the Dragon for our annual Hope Dinner. It was combined with my birthday. In the morning, Mirinda had guitar class while I waited in for a parcel that didn’t arrive. Once she’d returned home, … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2013

Well, it seems that my blog has now, mysteriously, become inaccessible. I was sure I didn’t say anything too controversial about the Chinese but, who knows…I can’t actually access it to find out. I am reduced to writing in Word … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2012

Paris is a very white city. We’ve never noticed it before but when you look down from the roof of the 59th floor of the Montparnasse Tower, you realise it is so. So many people queue for days in order … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2011

Whenever I pick up one of Mirinda’s Ruth Rendell paperbacks (and there’s many of them) and it’s an Inspector Wexford mystery, I always picture George Baker as the eponymous policeman. I think he was perfect for the role. Sadly, he … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2010

It was a bit of a lazy day today. We watched a few episodes of Ugly Betty, a Midsomer Murder which had us in fits and a lovely walk up to the castle in the late afternoon. The BBC (and … Continue reading

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