“Look, He’s Posing”

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE OR ACCESS GALLERIES This morning Jackie drove us to Lymington for me to take photographs that might be suitable for the walls of Lal Quilla restaurant. Raj had asked me for some a couple of days ago. I began with a few featuring the building itself. The surrounding area includesContinue reading ““Look, He’s Posing””

Not A Dog’s Dinner

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED After a boring morning’s admin, I helped The Head Gardener plant tulip and allium bulbs and flowering chrysanthemums. We then enjoyed a salad lunch and drove to Lymington harbour, where the rippling water reflected the boats and the blue sky with its attendant clouds that had beenContinue reading “Not A Dog’s Dinner”

Not Much Happening In Lymington

We managed to mess up our clock today. It was losing a minute or two a day so we decided to adjust it. After we had done so we had great difficulty in getting the pendulum back in. When we did, the clock stopped. We calmed down. Eventually. And this afternoon took it back to MartinContinue reading “Not Much Happening In Lymington”

Dials

I drafted this post against the unfamiliar rhythmic, sonorous, ticking of a proper, analogue, wall clock that was more or less silenced by the various moves after leaving Sutherland Place in 2009. Martin Fairhurst of Dials Antique Clocks has done a grand job of restoring the timepiece to the condition it enjoyed when Michael bought it forContinue reading “Dials”

Before And After: The Dead End Path

Becky’s August Birthday meal was twice postponed through illness, as was Ian’s earlier in October. Everyone was fit for Ian’s daughter Heather’s recent one. That is why we drove to Emsworth last night. As far as Becky was concerned, she was just going to Nicolino’s Italian restaurant across the road from their flat with HeatherContinue reading “Before And After: The Dead End Path”

Then And Now

This morning Jackie drove me down to Milford on Sea to check out The Cave. We had intended to begin the evening there with Danni. Andy, and Elizabeth, before going on to Lal Quilla in Lymington. The wine bar was not taking bookings because they had a quick turnover and expected to be very fullContinue reading “Then And Now”