Category Archives: New York 2011

Our trip to New York for Mirinda’s conference

New York – London

I would love to say it was a pretty uneventful flight home…but it wasn’t. In fact, the events were thick and fast. It was late at night (plane time, clearly) and most of us were uncomfortably asleep when a loud … Continue reading

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Deaths in fiction

There is apparently a grave in the grounds of Trinity Church, New York for one Charlotte Temple. I say ‘apparently’ because although we wandered all around the graveyard this morning, we couldn’t find it. There are also a lot of … Continue reading

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Alice under repair

According to NY1 (my new favourite TV station) the weather today was set to top the 90 degree mark with the chance of thunder storms and extreme humidity. While there was no thunderstorms that I could see, the temperature was … Continue reading

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Off the bench, please ma’am!

It was a mighty hot day today and, given that Mirinda was heading off to New Jersey in the afternoon, a lot of it was spent inside. Either in the cool air-conditioned room or on the Zephyr…which is also air-conditioned. … Continue reading

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Probability of Success: Fair

All dark ahead, there’s a black out. Proceed on and you will get lost. Because you cannot turn about. You must stand still at any cost. That was Mirinda’s fortune as chosen at the Buddhist temple we visited as we … Continue reading

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A very long queue

I have to say that any desire to go and visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island (both of which were closed to the public when we were here ten years ago) vanished in a cloud of steam when … Continue reading

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London – New York

The weather this morning was horrendous. Too much rain, very windy, humid. Not at all pleasant. For some reason known only to the rain god, I was spared a drenching when I went for my hairdressing appointment. Gordon, my hairdresser, … Continue reading

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