Tag Archives: Karen

Art goes pop

Today was the last chance for me to spend some time with Karen before she flies back to Sydney so we met up for lunch again and then, after work, went to the Tate Modern to see The World Goes … Continue reading

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Early Christmas lunch

Back when Karen wrote to say she was coming over, we planned for her to have lunch with us today. I gave her the choice of meal. She chose turkey with cranberry sauce. For dessert, she chose elderflower mousse. I … Continue reading

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Fresh from Oz

A number of weeks ago, I had an unexpected mail from Karen. She was coming to Europe for a conference about museums…actually, the conference is in Istanbul but she’s coming to Europe as well. She had to firm up dates … 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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Artful mirrors

Today was Karen Day. Originally we were both going to spend the day with her but, with Claire back in hospital, Mirinda wanted to be around. I took the bus into the QVB Building, though I had to leave from … Continue reading

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Chinese cultural exchange

Today I went into Sydney to spend the day with Karen, who I haven’t seen since last Christmas Day when she and Nigel flew away home. I really must say that she looked fantastic. I think Australia agrees with her…or … Continue reading

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GUC Part II

Left home at 7:45 for part two of our Grand Union Canal walk. Amazingly the new train arrived at Waterloo on time. Very comfortable and I wish these were used for commuters rather than the cattle trucks we have at … Continue reading

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GUC Part I

Up at 6.30am for my canal walk with Karen & Nigel. Quite a muggy morn with clouds rather than sun. A few golfers about but only a handful of fellow travellers on the train. It was always going to be … Continue reading

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A pretty full day

Puppy School! Seems like an age since the last time. Carmen was terrible! Day-z gets the gold star. They were both fine with the heeling but when it came to ‘stay’, Carmen wouldn’t. Over and over and over again, she … Continue reading

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Birthday

I managed to get through the entire day at work without anyone finding out it was my birthday. My train was cancelled. Why? Because it’s Britain. I have no idea how they were once a world power. Sometimes I really … Continue reading

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