Monthly Archives: April 2014

Feeding Time

Simple Pleasures Its like at the zoo. Parents and children of all ages waiting for the penguin feeding time. Whatever, at least  half an hour before , many gather to get a better seat. We have come to see one … Continue reading

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Not So Dedicated

This month has seen the opening of Glamour of Italian Fashion exhibition at the V&A. As a man about town I see it  as my duty to take part, and openly discuss the thinking about my wardrobe. Take the other … Continue reading

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Another Time Another Country

Third Man Still Rules OK   He doesn’t g o away. Years go by and up he pops again. Suddenly we are awash with Philby mania again. Ben Macintyre’s The Spy Among Friends” storms into the charts and begat a … Continue reading

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Bliss it Was

Immortal Memory   Easter Day. St Michaels Church Heighington a sweet hillside village near Darlington,co Durham. As we approach the rail  for the muted climax of the Christian year my heart soars. For there is a fully fledged memorial to … Continue reading

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Family Tree

Family Skeleton   I was  going through my mother’s papers. It seems   that in this secular age where we no longer believe we are going anywhere ,as we get  older,there is more and more interest in where we came from. … Continue reading

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The Bottle

The Bottle   Vivien’s parents Mike and Kay had planned to get married in March. Unfortunately Mr Hitler had  other ideas and the  wedding at All Souls, Langham Place- Nash’s masterpiece to go with Regent Street- was  on September 7, … Continue reading

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Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders   It was something of a triumph. The  Asian family from Walsall had returned  to their  home  village in India. The number two of seven  children Jasvir Ginday 29 a highly qualified  Banking IT expert was looking … Continue reading

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