Monday and Tuesday were spent at the Radisson at Stanstead. The hotel is right next to the aerodrome terminal building. The days were spent hearing the latest news about the company, product and project updates and networking with our colleagues. … Continue reading →
Saturday, time to go home. I caught the train from Edinburgh back to Birmingham to pick up my car. The trip was just over four hours and gave me the opportunity for a few hours extra sleep. The route was through Lockerbie, Penrith, … Continue reading →
Selina received a letter through the post from Liverpool University informing her of an award she has won. She has been awarded a Royal Institution (Canning) University Scholarship, one of a limited number of scholarships awarded for one year on the … Continue reading →
This Wednesday we both took the day off from work and went to Royal Ascot for the Second Day of Racing. We met up with the others at the Plough and Anchor for breakfast at 9.30 and left in the … Continue reading →
Today was the funeral of Joan Blasdale who was my aunt. The service took place at 2.00 pm at the Robin Hood Cemetery and Crematorium. The weather was very pleasant. Afterwards we had food and drinks at the Ramada Jarvis … Continue reading →
This is the content of a flyer from the Egham fire station. It makes some very good points. On Thursday 11:15 pm, Egham’s Firefighters left their picket line and answered a call to a serious traffic accident on the Windsor … Continue reading →
Went to the open day at Pennywise Racing to say hello to Cressex Katie. She may be running again in a couple of weeks at Wolverhampton.
Went to catch the coach which was leaving from the local farmer at 7.30 We left for London at 8.00 with a full load. No traffic on the way into London other than a few other coaches. We were dropped … Continue reading →
Took Friday off work to see a Cricket match. All started on Wednesday when I went to the Plough and Anchor for a pint. Paul Ring the landlord ended up selling me his ticket to the second day of the … Continue reading →
We had an wonderful weekend visiting prehistoric monuments in Wessex with Andante travel. More details and pictures to be posted on the website later. We travelled to Salisbury on Friday for an evening lecture on Stonehenge. On Saturday we started … Continue reading →
The mobile phone started to text message me with wind warnings at Coombe Gibbet. Yes the wind was blowing from the North West, so it was a Coombe day. I dithered around all day wondering whether to go. Eventually I … Continue reading →
This morning drover over to Alan Spargo’s. He trains race horses. We bought a small share in a horse called Cressex Katie. If the conditions are firm to good she should be racing on Tueday.