Category Archives: Chronology

Champagne tea at St. Albans

Sunday 26th June 2016

This afternoon Gina & I went for a champagne afternoon tea, at St. Michael’s Manor, St. Albans. A big thank you to Sharon, Keith & Katie, as it was their birthday present to Gina.

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Before having tea, we went for a stroll down memory lane, and visited nearby Verulamium park. The picture is the remains of the old Roman wall.

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St. Albans Cathedral, viewed across the park lake.

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The view across the Manor lake & gardens, at sunset.

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Some of the lake residents –

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Trafalgar Square & theatre

Thursday 21st April 2016

Today we again took advantage of the Spring sunshine, to make a brief visit to Trafalgar Square, before a visit to a theatre to see “The War of the Worlds”.

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It was also the Queen’s 90th birthday !

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Trip to Greenwich & ELO concert

Wednesday 20th April 2016

This afternoon Gina & I took advantage of the spring sunshine, to go by “clipper” along the River Thames to Greenwich.

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When we arrived there, we took a return ride on the cable car that goes across the river.

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We completed our day at by attending an ELO concert, at the nearby arena.

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Then back by “clipper” down the Thames to Waterloo.

Windy afternoon in Windsor

Sunday 27th March 2016

This afternoon Gina & I decided to catch a window of opportunity between rain showers & some hail, and spent the afternoon by the river Thames, at Windsor.

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The place was not as busy as one might expect for a bank holiday weekend, and even the swans had to make do with meagre offerings from the public.

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Tony Kaufman’s 60th birthday

Saturday 19th March 2016

This afternoon, Gina & I were invited to a surprise 60th birthday party, for my cousin Tony Kaufman. It was held at the Cock Inn, Sarratt, Hertfordshire.

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Although Tony was the guest of honour, it was really great to see his mother, my aunt Jean there, along with most of the family.

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Jonathan’s birthday lunch

Sunday 14th February 2016

This afternoon, at a nearby favourite restaurant, we had a small family celebratory lunch for my recent birthday – plus of course Valentines’ day for Gina ! Unfortunately, James was unable to join us.

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However, we all had a great time and lots to eat.

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