Waking Up To Leatherhead

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Yesterday afternoon Jackie drove us to Leatherhead Travelodge where we joined Helen and Bill, Shelly and Ron in order to watch the performance of directed by the sisters’ cousin Pat O’Connell. First, we watched the second half of theContinue reading “Waking Up To Leatherhead”

Lunch At La Barca

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS WILL ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE SEEN FULL SIZE. Jackie delivered me to New Milton Station this morning for me to catch the train to Waterloo for lunch with Norman. I didn’t get a seat until Southampton. I was lucky; many didn’t. The man in the foregroundContinue reading “Lunch At La Barca”

Yaw

Having just passed through London Minstead this morning on the way to Southampton for my usual journey to Waterloo, we learned the true meaning of New Forest animals having no road sense, and a contributory factor to so many fatalities. Fortunately Jackie, as usual, was driving slowly down this winding lane. In a flash, almostContinue reading “Yaw”

The Hat

We had a remarkably smooth drive to Southampton Parkway where Jackie delivered me for the Waterloo train this morning.  The weather was unseasonably mild and the transport on time. From Waterloo I walked the St James’s Park route to Green Park, and took the Jubilee Line tube to Neasden for lunch with Norman. Stealing CharlieContinue reading “The Hat”

Friends Indeed

Following Judith’s principle of setting off early in such weather as this, at 10 a.m. this morning I walked out on the Monbos road, taking a right turn towards Thenac.  I soon came to a signpost promising to lead back to Sigoules.  Eventually reaching an unmarked T-junction I had a 50% chance of heading forContinue reading “Friends Indeed”