Monthly Archives: August 2014

2013 New York City Letter 8

The final race to get it all done, or would it be better called the final leg of the REAL New York Marathon Friday, 8 November 2013 2:48 pm I miss-named the last email, it was really only seven days left it just took me three days to write the darn thing! The prize for […]

2013 New York City Letter 9

What we have missed we will do next time, for there surely will be a next time Wednesday, 13 November 2013 6:15 am The final chapter, Well we did sex, and we have done religion, the only thing we did not do was politics, but I no longer think it is a taboo subject in […]

2013 New York City Letter 10

The last word and the last supper Thursday, 14 November 2013 12:06 pm Sorry for the rushed ending on the last update, I wanted to get it off whilst we still had good Wi-Fi, so while he was down stairs organising the loading of the seven pieces of luggage in to the four wheel drive […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France

A note on my travelogues When Michael and I travel overseas, I have been in the habit of writing emails to our friends. These seem to have taken on a life of their own as ‘friends of friends’ ask to be added to the mailing list. I then get emails from people who I have […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France Letter 1

Rule Britannia…….. Tuesday, 16 August 2011 5:49 pm Morin’ ma li’l darlins One city, one hundred different languages and they’re all English. Perhaps I have been living with Professor Higgins too long, but why can’t the English learn how to speak! …. any way we are here in down town Earls Court in London town […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France Letter 2

it was just ‘Ducky” darlins! – a warning, if you are not interested in food, just skip to the bottom or delete now Thursday, 18 August 2011 9:11 pm Well, just where does one start with this little epistle. ………..from the beginning would probably be a good place. I just need to get this done, […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France Letter 3

two little ducks are we………. Wednesday, 24 August 2011 4:51 am Well, I think I left off last time, as we were about to don our dinner suits and take off for a night of glamour at Glyndebourne. I was found to be ‘wanting’ by our English host, despite purchasing a new dinner suit (and […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France Letter 4

sunny Somerset and the last London gasp…… Sunday, 28 August 2011 1:56 am Well it’s a bit hard to realize that our London sojourn is rapidly coming to a close, I am starting this on Friday evening before drinks as the weekend diary is looking very full and then bingo, come Monday, we head for […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France Letter 5

Sweeeeeeeeeeden and not a meat ball in sight Friday, 2 September 2011 6:30 pm Greetings all from Stockholm, We are yet to see an Ikea store, but we seem to have seen everything else. But I am ahead of myself, we still had 36 hours to spend in the UK when last I wrote, and […]

2011 UK, Sweden, Spain & France Letter 6

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the Plane! Thursday, 8 September 2011 6:24 pm And no, it did not spell that incorrectly for once! We landed at Alicante’s brand new airport and the sky’s opened to greet us and we think the baggage handlers ducked for cover as it took nearly an hour to […]