Monthly Archives: May 2013

A-Day

Well, I am very sorry to report that Karen did not win the Postcard of the Year. As unbelievable as that sounds, I have to report that it is true. I checked the website and some other stupid postcard won … Continue reading

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K-Day

The pub above is where we performed Silly Cow, many years ago. It stands across the road from the Harold Park Racetrack. At least it did. The racetrack is no more, being slowly replaced by apartments. Very soon the only … Continue reading

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Inappropriate coat touching

What could possibly go wrong with a toasted ham and cheese sandwich? Plenty, it would seem, when a printer is involved. This morning we went down to breakfast then went for another wander down to Echo Point. And, as the … Continue reading

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In Godoomba

The other horrid thing about Lilianfels, is the coffee in the room. Instead of the usual instant coffee granules or the pop in capsules, they have decided to go with the abomination that is the coffee bag. Now, I realise … Continue reading

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Extra charges

So, we’ve journeyed up to the mountains for a few nights in Katoomba. We decided to splash out and stay in the luxury that is Lilianfels. Now, don’t get me wrong, the place is lovely, the rooms big, the staff … Continue reading

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Flantastic lunch

Today we had a wonderful lunch with Richard and Kate and their three girls. I’m afraid Bertie is missing from the photo. Kate cooked up a veritable storm of quiches, onion tarts and pear and almond dessert. We were thoroughly … Continue reading

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Black is in

We went to a wedding today. Mirinda’s cousin Belinda married Tim her long time friend and now husband. The weather was perfect which was a relief to the happy couple given the rotten weather we’ve been having. They are very … Continue reading

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We’ll discuss that later

Today was a bit full. Generally, Mirinda doesn’t really like doing more than one thing a day when we’re on holiday but, every now and then, she’ll decide to forget that and book two things on the same day. That’s … Continue reading

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Bang the Gong

I’d forgotten how the rain in Sydney can be so heavy. I’ve been spoiled by the gentle, hardly wetting rain we have in Britain. Today, however, I was reminded as it lashed against the car windscreen as we started the … Continue reading

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Glimpses into the past

We didn’t do an awful lot today. Mirinda went to the doctor which meant we had to visit the world’s best bakery for breakfast. We were going to have a cake and coffee but I spotted a sign which said … Continue reading

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