…is here while Marion is in Cologne, looking rather handsome with our nice newly-sprayed bike racks.
Archive | November, 2013
On the Sunday we drove to the top of the road and walked the track the other way, taking in the young offenders institution (the most romantic part of the British Coast Path I have […]
The Portland Stone quarries had a network of railways and transports systems, all now gone. But lots of them are still visible, and we walked from the house down the Merchants’ Incline, a steep slope […]
To Portland for the weekend – renting Lesley and Martyn’s terraced house in Fortuneswell. Portland is a place we’ve visited often and love for its weirdness, and for its proper lighthouse, but we’ve never stayed […]
So wonderful… And the tapas trawl with Jane H was pretty good too.
Down to Ramsgate on the train with Sandy to visit Veronica, and Darcy Bristle, who eats anything in her range. It was like picking up where we left off some thirty plus years ago working […]
Things to do with toothpicks 4 How does she do it? More toothpicks from Liz L in Yorkshire – bacon flavoured ones this time. Such a wonderful idea that you pick bits out of your […]
With cousins and aunts in Lewes, bonfire is something we’ve meant to do for ages. Train down, lunch with Sophia, then an afternoon at (cousin) Rachel’s house, just off the High Street and an absolutely […]
The wedding breakfast at St Pancras – it was such a low-key event that we totally failed to take pictures. Before that, the smallest room at Camden Town Hall (room only for the registrars, our […]
Wild winds don’t deter intrepid sailors… the annual fireworks-and-bonfire-and-barbecue-and-band at the Welsh Harp went ahead in its usual glorious chaos. The bonfire took about half an hour to take hold, and the firework-lighters had to […]