Archive for July, 2007

Brighton Rock(s)

On a recent trip to Brighton to attend a farewell shin-dig for a couple of friends who are moving to Australia (hope it’s all going well Flea and Brooke!), we also had a look around the beach and pleasure pier. Here are some pics:

A Weekend in Oxford

We visited Oxford very briefly about 7 years ago, but didn’t have enough time to really get a feel for it, so decided to spend a weekend there recently. We stayed in an old pub with views of the Thames river and punts.

Most people come to Oxford to see the university campuses and colleges, […]

Rabbits…Plinkety Plinkety Plink

Sorry about the obscure Tori Amos reference (I think Krust has had quite an influence on my musical persuasions). Just outside Colchester, there are quite a few little historic towns and villages and nice walks to do. A few weekends ago, we hooked up with Krust’s sister Sharon and ventured away from the protective city […]

Ode to Visitors, Part Two

Last month saw the arrival of a group of much-anticipated and very rocking visitors from Australia and Poland:  Mange, Kathleen, Gosia and Marciek.  Unfortunately, JF and I were both working during the week, but did manage a few wonderful catch-up sessions in Brick Lane, Soho and exotic Colchester.  The week culminated in a night of dancing to sweet beats, […]