Picnic Tradition…
Picnic Tradition…
/ June 29, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Continuing the McNeny Picnic Tradition we met the perfect little family outside in ...
Callie’s Chair…
Callie’s Chair…
/ March 20, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Callie has her own chair. Hubs and I have made a pad for it with a down jacket and faux sheepskin to keep her warm during winter nights when she can’t get all cosied up on our bed ...
Waiting for Oven…
Waiting for Oven…
/ March 18, 2020 1 COMMENTS
Nine months ago our 48″ stove, super functional with two ovens, started to play up. Granted it was 20 years old but it looked stalwart and strong and we didn’t want to scrap ...
Shads’ Tricks…
Shads’ Tricks…
/ March 10, 2020 0 COMMENTS
My Russian blue, named Shadow, has an endearing habit which I know I should discourage but he is so adorable I just can’t. When I’m eating dinner he hops up next to me on ...
Many Happy Returns of the Day…
Many Happy Returns of the Day…
/ March 3, 2020 1 COMMENTS
This is your first birthday as a father! Many Happy Returns of the Day Son! I was there when your daughter was born, at the same hospital where I had you. And almost immediately there ...
Shows & Other Sights…
Shows & Other Sights…
/ February 12, 2020 0 COMMENTS
My brother texted me the week we arrived in London and asked what we’d been up to? “London’s the place to see shows,” he responded when I told him. It is.  No ...
Londoners for a Season…
Londoners for a Season…
/ February 5, 2020 0 COMMENTS
We travelled to London in January… Not for the weather, who ever goes to England for the weather? We went to simply be Londoners for a season…or, in this case, a month. When ...
Culture Shock…
Culture Shock…
/ January 17, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Returning to England after six years immediately brought with it both expected joys, the ducking and weaving along busy streets, the standing around waiting for buses, the damp and dewy ...
Dreaming…
Dreaming…
/ January 14, 2020 0 COMMENTS
I have a recurring dream that my bank in England will close its doors to me so that I am unable to access my funds. A nightmare really…not one I want to come true… Not a ...
Belongings…
Belongings…
/ January 7, 2020 1 COMMENTS
On leaving London six years ago I packed up three suitcases filled with items I couldn’t take home with me and couldn’t throw away. “When I come back I’ll pick ...
Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts…
Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts…
/ January 2, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Funny expression this English one, Many Happy Returns of the Day! The Day meaning Birth-day of course! Hubs and I left for London on New Year’s Eve and welcomed in the new decade ...