My pre-new-year resolution for this diary entry is to resist the temptation to write about the credit crunch, global warming, the bankers, George Osborne, the Pope, the stock exchange, Governor Sarah Palin, the Daily...
Category: Family Today
We returned, J and I, on Sunday from another cruise, this time aboard the biggest and newest ship in the UK cruise fleet, P&O's Ventura. Our private ship's log, or diary, of the two...
Ephems is going on holiday tomorrow (14/11) until end September and is fearful about what will have happened while it’s away [More >>>>]
Owen the blogger is out of retirement: http://www.owen.org/blog/ [More >>>]
Alan Sillitoe is 80 on 4 March 2008: author of 81 books so far in every known category — and counting: radio ham, traveller, map collector, holder of numerous literary awards and academic honours and the least pretentious of famous men, his birthday’s worth celebrating [More >>>]
J and I spent five days over Christmas with son O and daughter V in Brussels, and were very pleasantly surprised. I was last there with a large, predominantly Canadian military and civilian group...
Brian’s contribution to the series “What England means to me”, at http://whatenglandmeanstome.co.uk/?p=94, reproduced here in full [More >>>]
Read a diary of a cruise on Arcadia, see some pictures and reconsider your prejudice against the cruise phenomenon [More >>>>]
The bad leg remains infected and further treatment looms, so Ephems posts on G Brown, A Campbell (his book), the daft row with Putin and other tasty issues will just have to wait a while [More >>>]
Six cheers at least for the National Health Service whose guest I have been at a big teaching hospital for a week with an infected leg. Massive improvements since last NHS hospital experience some years ago: impeccable medical and nursing care and exhaustive tests revealing new and unsuspected conditions [More >>>]