It was half term week. 🙂 Building site, City of London 🙂 The Boy and I followed the Art Trail at Canary Wharf (having travelled there on the Elizabeth Line) - more on that later this week The Boy and I visited the Postman's Park in Farringdon (having travelled there on the Elizabeth Line) - … Continue reading Me on Monday | 5 June
Me on Monday | 22 May
It was a busy week, with a lot going on both at home and out of it. The Best Friend had spent the night on our return from Crop in the Country and used our kitchen table as her remote office before heading home late morning I began the bedroom swap and discovered that there's … Continue reading Me on Monday | 22 May
Coronation Day | 6 May 2023
Did you watch the Coronation of King Charles III? It was an amazing and historic occasion for the United Kingdom and our Commonwealth Family. We watched with The Oldest Friends and had a superb day. 🙂 Glasses of Bucks Fizz by 10am, sausage and bacon baps, texting with Australia, and Penny Mordaunt. Two standout moments … Continue reading Coronation Day | 6 May 2023
Which Film or TV Series Have You Watched More Than 5 Times?
Which movie or TV series have you watched more than 5 times? Source Top Gun, the original film from 1986, is the film I have seen the most. So many times, I have lost count. It was released when I was serving at RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire and I don't think there was anyone who … Continue reading Which Film or TV Series Have You Watched More Than 5 Times?
Lunch and Jersey Boys With The Boy
Trafalgar Theatre, West End During half term, I took The Boy out to lunch and then onto the theatre to see the magnificent Jersey Boys. I ringfenced the outing with journeys there and back on the Elizabeth Line. We had lunch at Café Rouge in Covent Garden - he enjoys the steak baguette with French … Continue reading Lunch and Jersey Boys With The Boy
Floral Tributes to Her Majesty The Queen
The Best Friend and I made a rather spontaneous trip up to Green Park four days before the State Funeral to view the thousands of floral tributes left in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. And what we found was simply astonishing and slightly overwhelming. People had obviously gone to a lot of trouble. There … Continue reading Floral Tributes to Her Majesty The Queen
Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15
September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. September sky Day 11 | It's okay to have a day where you don't learn anything 🙂 Day 12 | … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15
Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10
September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Rainbow over Windsor Castle just minutes after the death of HM Queen Elizabeth was announced Day 6 | Times passes … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10
Source BBC I gave Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II my allegiance when I joined the Royal Air Force in 1985. She was and will always be my sovereign lady.
Desert Islands Discs | What Would Be On Your List?
I've been dipping into the vast archive of Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, available on demand via the fabulous BBC Sounds. I can recommend listening to Adele, Simon Reeve, Lyse Doucet and George Michael, to name a few. But I also got to thinking about which eight tracks I would choose to have on my … Continue reading Desert Islands Discs | What Would Be On Your List?