Category Archives: New York 2001

English service

Managed to get through Terminal 3 security ok. Went to the coach desk to buy tickets but was told to get them from ‘the girl’ on the bus. Stood at the bus bay. When it arrived there was suddenly a … Continue reading

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West Chester County

Went over to Lisa & Jack’s to join in the fuss over Anna’s haircut. We then hopped into a hire car and set off for the burbs – West Chester County, where Jack grew up. Stopped off at a diner … Continue reading

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Immigrant Day

Today we’ll call Immigrant Day. After sitting in Riverside Park for half an hour in order to lower my core temperature to something I could manage, we set off for the Lower East Side to visit the Tenement Museum. When … Continue reading

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Filtering nuts through my teeth

Set off on my own this morning for a much anticipated trip to the Guggenhiem Museum while Mirinda goes to Macy’s. Strolled through Central Park – beautiful – and eventually got to the Guggenhiem and…it’s closed on Thursdays…D’Oh! So went … Continue reading

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Clapping and singing and yelling hallelujah

Up and about by 7:30. Headed downtown for the Harlem Tour bus. No sun today. On the way we stopped at the bakery near Lisa & Jack’s for some yummo pastries to take with us. Got the tour bus with … Continue reading

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Sailing round Manhattan

Another lovely morning in the Big Apple. Had pancakes and bacon (Mirinda) and Ham (me) at Tom’s Restaurant. Amazing value and interesting combination! They have Seinfeld-abilia on the walls including an autographed last photo – wonder if Jerry tried to … Continue reading

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Above Manhattan

Up at 8:30 and off to the city. Stopped at a deli for a bagel and a coffee for breakfast – excellent! Toasted bagel & cream cheese only $1!! Caught the subway up to 42nd street. Times Square in the … Continue reading

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Visting Central Park

Woke up at 7am, only it was really 6am because daylight saving finished this weekend the same as UK. Both wide awake so we hit the streets of NY. Magnificent day, bright and sunny and cold. Started off at Starbucks … Continue reading

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Heaven is a diner

Up early and finished packing. Remembering our problems leaving for Norway, we caught the local bus down to Farnham Station (9:28) then the train to Woking (10:17) then the Rail Link coach to Terminal 3 (11:00) in time to check … Continue reading

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