Browsing All Posts published on »Jun, 2011«

Let’s eat out. Er. Tell you what. Let’s not.

Jun 29, 2011 by


All my life, until this very minute, it’s been a complete mystery to me as to why, when the world and his wife rave over eateries, I find them below awful. It’s not that my expectations are too high; my expectations are that professional values and attitudes are at least as high as mine, preferably, […]

Hertfordshire’s Hidden Gems

Jun 27, 2011 by


Just had a good mosey around two hidden gems, the only windmill and the only grotto left in Hertfordshire. Awesome (my latest fave word along with cool). Thanks to The Hertfordshire Building Preservation Trust and The Ware Society both are now preserved for all time. What would we do without Volunteers? Cromer Windmill (Good Morning […]

A Family Visit

Jun 24, 2011 by


Nothing, but nothing, is more enjoyable, more straightforward than taking my grand-daughter a surprise birthday present. As the (now even more) tired cliché goes, it’s not exactly rocket science. No. It’s far more complicated than that. Wondering what to get her, I decide on asking the BF to wire her doll’s house for lighting. She […]