Monthly Archives: October 2001

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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In the pitch

I didn’t find out about the Team Leader job. It’s between me and another (?) and they want to see the ‘other’ again. I’m assuming that means I’m not getting it. Hey ho. I’m not that bothered but I think … Continue reading

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Gossip and illness

Mirinda off work with a very bad sore throat. Marty off work with a very bad case of flu. Nicole has been off all week with a chest infection. Of course, I’m fine. I had my interview for the Team … Continue reading

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Quick change

Lisa rang to say that the hotel we’d booked was a dive and advising us to book another one that she suggested. I quickly switched bookings. This meant a $50 cancellation fee, of course.

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Definitely going to NY

Well, it’s finally done. We are off to new York after a long chat with Lisa and Jack. We’ve booked the flights and hotel. Planted more bulbs in the afternoon (another 150) so spring is even more eagerly awaited. Baked … Continue reading

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Car and play

Went to Alton to sign financial papers for new car. Then to Guildford to see Sitting Pretty at Yvonne Arnaud. Some excellent performances but the play was pretty mediocre. Lots of laughs, though, and that’s what counts in the long … Continue reading

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