Fourth day. ... last skiing day... ... cloudy but wait... ... it got better... ... this is the view from the other side of the valley... ... at an altitude of 2761m (9700ish feet)... it doesn't look steep... trust me it was... Epic.
Day 3. ... snow day... ... also known as 'can't see any mountains' day... ... and 'have no idea where I'm going' day... ... so 'we might as well take a selfie' day and... ... then head to the fancy place with the terrazzo bar... ... and the cool nordic inspired decor for a drink… Continue reading ^^24/2020^^ postcards from Andermatt (Switzerland)
Day 2. ... it started off cloudy... ... then it started to clear... ... and then it was amazing once again... ... the snow got very slushy and heavy after lunch so we explored the village of Andermatt... ... it's very pretty... ... with lots of 'classically Swiss' buildings... ... overlooking the village on one… Continue reading ^^23/2020^^ postcards from Andermatt (Switzerland)
In Italian, when you go skiing for a week you call it a 'white week'. As in we're having a 'white week'. We actually are... and the first day was glorious. ... from our bubble car... ... cool No 2 and stylish girlfriend... ... it looks flat... it wasn't. Also, I'm the slowest one of… Continue reading ^^22/2020^^ postcards from Andermatt (Switzerland)
A different kind of music today... (and a totally unrelated photo... of the only one of two hand-knitted jumper who survived the great sweater cull of 2020). I enjoy classical music, if I'm reading/working I need to listen to music that has no words or I get distracted. I have a full set of Beethoven… Continue reading ^^21/2020^^ music Friday
I rarely get to visit London, too rarely in fact, so going for two days in a row last week, felt like a big treat and reminded me that it's not really that far and I should be more organised and less lazy and visit more often... Yes, it's mad busy. Yes, I end up… Continue reading ^^20/2020^^ a day in London
The weather is on my mind. Storm Ciara has been battering Great Britain for the past few days and rudely interrupted my so far regular runs, which is really annoying, but I'm not prepared to go out IN THAT! I will be attending a talk by Stuart Basden, one of the founding members of Extinction… Continue reading ^^19/2020^^ poetry Tuesday
On Friday my husband and I - in the tone of the Queen's speech please! - popped into London to visit the Studio of Paul Vanstone. Have you ever been into a sculpture Studio? Nah, me neither. Paul makes LARGE pieces and works with marbles and stone from all over the world. Stunning pieces millions… Continue reading ^^18/2020^^ sculpture, anyone?
Have you been watching the BBC drama 'The Trial of Christine Keeler"? What do you think of it? For me it's a little bit slow and... well, 6 episodes? mmmhhh... could have been edited to 4, me thinks. Aside from that I absolutely LOVE the setting and clothes... and the hair and make up... the… Continue reading ^^17/2020^^ poetry Monday
I was aimlessly scrolling through Instagram this morning, while waiting for a cup of tea from MR M (he's a good one), when I stumbled on Anna's account (annasfamilykitchen) and the amazing photograph of her Shakshuka... my stomach started to grumble and I KNEW that would have been our brunch... bacon schmacon... And so I… Continue reading ^^16/2020^^ Shakshuka