I started the week in Scotland, and spent a long, leisurely Monday travelling back by train from Fort William to London. I managed to have my solo time on the West Highland Line after all, staring out the window and watching the scenery slipping by, while I nibbled at my packed breakfast, dreaming of one… Continue reading Light in the morning (40.2021)
I left you on the train headed to Glasgow. Arriving at night, in the rain, I led my colleague off towards the hotel with extreme confidence which turned out to be misplaced. It's been some years since I lived in Glasgow and my knowledge of the inner city layout has faded somewhat so that it… Continue reading The mountain and me (39.B. 2021)
Readers, I made it! I am not dying on this mountain today. But I probably will get very cold and wet.
How did it get to be August already? July seemed to pass in a very short blip of time. Is it because I spent so much time doing jigsaw puzzles? This week we had our big social event of the summer which was hosting five people for a barbecue. Our barbecue trademark is overcatering. Seven… Continue reading August – what? (30.2021)
This was the last week of Covid restrictions in England. Or most restrictions at least. From Monday 19th (referred to by the stupid as "Freedom Day") nightclubs and sports stadia and concert venues can open at full capacity; scanning a barcode for track-and-trace is no longer required; social distancing and one-way systems are no longer… Continue reading The last week of… something (28.2021)