Monthly Archives: September 2019

Matching top and bow

Today saw me return to the gym. It’s been a few weeks (what with being on my deathbed with some pathetic bug then in Bristol then in Naples) so I wasn’t anticipating anything special. Mind you, I was very surprised … Continue reading

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Wet food

I had forgotten, what with all the stuff I’ve been doing for the last couple of weeks, but today was the Farnham Food Festival. A glorious day of closed off streets – Castle from the almshouses and the Borough from … Continue reading

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I’m not understanding the metaphor

Today was a Weasel Globe Outing. We were seeing A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I was slightly concerned it would be a bit dreary after the extraordinary Emma Rice version of a few years ago. My fears were unnecessary. It was … Continue reading

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Darren before the dawn

It was a very early start for everyone today because of the taxi. The original plan had been to leave later but we were at the mercy of powers greater than ours to affect. So we were up before the … Continue reading

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Knickers, shoes and standing in doorways

This morning I woke to thunder, lightning and rain. The thunder and lightning moved away quickly but the rain made it impossible to ignore the fact I needed to use the toilet so I got up. When I returned to … Continue reading

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Volcano in the mist

Following the usual slow waking of the sleeping ones we set off for Montesanto Station for our day trip to Baia to visit the amazing Roman version of Butlins. Given we’d taken the very circuitous route yesterday meant we didn’t … Continue reading

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A pheasant in a bow tie

That’s nothing quite like the soothing sound of a Naples morning. The street cleaning, the cafe deliveries, the early seagulls. You wake feeling alive and ready to start the day. Well, some of us do. Naturally, John and I headed … Continue reading

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Leon Russell in the clouds

There’s something almost inevitable about sitting on a plane, having been told you’d be delayed, at the end of a runway, far, far away, knowing you could have gained an extra hours sleep. You sit in your less than comfortable … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, Italy

Given the plane to Naples leaves at 6am tomorrow morning, it was generally decided that I’d spend the night at Gatwick Airport then just walk to the security gates. This seemed sensible because it would mean I’d not have to … Continue reading

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Putting your mother on the roof. Now that’s iconic.

Whenever we go to the theatre, I try and remember a line in order to use it as the title of the corresponding blog post. Usually there’s one really good one that stands out and I tend to be able … Continue reading

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