Category Thorn Park on holidays

2014 France, Spain & Portugal Letter 7

Monday, 29 September 2014 9:14 pm Sitting it out in Sitges   Well, I’m sitting here at the dining room table looking out over the sea and trying not to feel grumpy! It’s been raining, and not on those bloody plains, like it is supposed to in Spain, but on my beach that I had […]

2014 France, Spain & Portugal Letter 8

Thursday, 9 October 2014 1:39 pm We have been to “a lovely Party!” *   Well it’s time I pulled the finger out and just got on with it! Find yourself a magnum of wine and start reading, (after this week 1500ml magnums are the new 750ml bottle). When last I wrote we were departing […]

2014 France, Spain & Portugal Letter 9

Friday, 17 October 2014 11:47 pm A novel in several parts, but it’s ‘the end’!   Well, the party is well and truly over! We are sitting at the American Airlines Club at Charles de Gaulle awaiting our first flight to London, and then the big trek down under to Oz. Apart from a small […]

2013 New York City

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 […]

2013 New York City Letter 1

New York, New York! Tuesday, 15 October 2013 2:32 pm Dear all, For the first time ever, I’m not sure I’m up to writing travelogues! They say New York never sleeps and we now understand why….. Well, we love it, could move here in an eye blink, just need a sugar daddy to fund it. […]

2013 New York City Letter 2

conquering New York Saturday, 19 October 2013 3:47 pm I think New York might be conquering us, for we aged boys have little hope if conquering it! I now have a morning routine of getting up early and pounding the pavements around Chelsea and West Village, it seems I can’t wean myself from the high […]

2013 New York City Letter 3

a luncheon to remember Sunday, 20 October 2013 3:19 pm The very much-delayed report on Lunch at Eleven Madison Park ….as ever, I’m running behind in fully reporting on our travels and eating habits. However I issue a health warning, if you’re not into food, perhaps move on now! But for the rest of you […]