Monthly Archives: November 2012

Travelling without Auntie

How easy is modern travel? as I teach my Nepalese students its easy peasy Japaneasy. So how come I went to the wrong Heathrow Terminal. Got in a complete panic trying to find the Heathrow  Express. Found it. Announcement ,the … Continue reading

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Dont Cry For These

The news that thousands of bankers are to lose their jobs has done nothing for paper hanky sales. The squeals of these over paid unfortunates can be heard from one end of the champagne bar to the other. But as … Continue reading

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Hocus Pocus

The English language is a continual delight. As is our history with which the language is entwined like some lovely rose. Long before Henry VIII had thoughts of a union with the court’s resident prick teaser,Ann Boleyn the  country was … Continue reading

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Miracle on Main Street

And it came to pass that Mighty Mitt and his golden horde of Mormans came onto the plain and smote the wicked and righteous in equal numbers. Before them lay the City on the Hill. The Light and the Way … Continue reading

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High Noon in the Park

Autumn in Richmond Park. Something of a paradise for South Londoners. The trees changing, the stags snug with their hinds,a brave sun shining, rays picking up the variegated bracken, a few  yummy mummies with their dogs. I am walking  a … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton Rules OK

Chelsea have launched an investigation after a photograph emerged of a supporter appearing to make a racist gesture towards a Manchester United player. The image shows a fan making what has been described as a “monkey” gesture during Wednesday night’s Capital One Cup match between … Continue reading

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Is She Mary Poppins?

The Krims of  New York’s swanky upper West Side thought their nanny was. They had visited her family. She loved their three children. While daddy worked in digital media,mummy taught art classes at kindergarten ,was a good Mum and wrote … Continue reading

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