Monthly Archives: February 2017

Getting wet again

My timing could be better. Today, for the third time this week, I was drenched at a bus stop. It was the only time it rained and it was enough to soak me…though my raincoat managed to keep me dry … Continue reading

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No Oscar cock-up

It felt a bit odd but, as Nick at Work said, it’s a way for the museum to say thank you for any hard work we’ve done, regardless. So, of course, I went to the Volunteer Awards tonight. And I’m … Continue reading

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Weekend visitors continued

We had fears of finding a wide awake Rafi sitting in the extension glued to his iPad this morning. These fears were completely unfounded as he didn’t wake up until much later. Clearly he was still recovering from the audio … Continue reading

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Weekend visitors

Generally our dining guests will arrive, eat then leave. Sometimes they leave a long time after they arrive but they do leave. That all changed this weekend. Mirinda had a message from Susanne last week asking if they could come … Continue reading

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Puppy mayhem

The day after Doris dawned bright and blue and calm. In fact, all day was glorious, as if the minor devastation of yesterday had never happened. Leaving the gym and stepping into the beautiful morning was as uplifting as the … Continue reading

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Cockerpoo party

Today Storm Doris hit the UK. According to the Met bureau, ever since they started naming storms, people have taken better precautions against them. I guess that makes sense though naming a storm ‘Doris’ doesn’t sound very threatening. Even so … Continue reading

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Eloquent as an oyster

Tonight we went to the second of the three plays with which we have some connection. It was The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ first play. And it was superb. The text is a work of genius anyway but even so, … Continue reading

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Gym-antics

When you go to the gym as often as I’ve been going over the last few months, you notice things. Annoying things, weird things, just things. In the latter category is the group of people who flooded the place at … Continue reading

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Lost in London

Being Book Group day meant I was up and off to the flat after the gym this morning. That sounds like I went straight after the gym but that’s not exactly true. I went home first then, after an offer … Continue reading

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Celebrating in Churt

One of my favourite things (and my one weakness) is the espresso martini. It has to be the perfect way to finish a meal. So, when Mirinda suggested we go to Bel and the Dragon (Churt branch) tonight, after ringing … Continue reading

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