Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 23

My Favourite Weekend – the review

Open House London last weekend proved -as always- fuel for the imagination. We began by the river in Southwark at the old mortuary. Bodies dragged from the Thames came here to be dried out, assessed for infectious diseases, and autopsied. Mind racing for book 3 (yes I know book 2 isn’t finished) we headed to […]

September 23

A busy boat week.

Pictures have winged their way to us since the last post. At a rate of knots too fast to keep up, came news of a delivery date. This, of course necessitated a trip to the marina to pick up the mail, see Martin – the mooring man, and check out the garden. As we arrived […]

My favourite weekend

I love this weekend. It’s Open House London; a chance to explore normally closed buildings. Open London is in its 25th year. OH and I are in our 5th year. There are so many buildings to see and new ones added every year, that we’ve only begun to scrape the surface. Only doing one day […]

Boat Update

Things progress at a steady rate of knots. It doesn’t seem a month ago that we were out in Trebic looking at the shell – finally boat shaped – of the Lethbridge Stewart; or that about a fortnight later we had the photos of the sprayfoamed interior. Today, these arrived from the boat builders. I […]

Holiday: 38-41

It has been a busy last few days, meeting up with friends and Step Daughter in London (at the Sherlock Holmes); then into Southend to visit old haunts. We are now back where the term ended and the holiday began: the Travelodge at Bishops Stortford. All in all, I think this is the best summer […]