Archive for May, 2007

Dining alone: strategy #1

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

There is an art to dining alone …

… and then came Christmas

Saturday, May 26th, 2007

It’s fitting that just two days after the snow Christmas arrived …

Snow day

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

Yes, it snowed at our house today …

All partied out

Sunday, May 20th, 2007

We had Josie’s Cape Town birthday party yesterday …


Friday, May 18th, 2007

Wherein the author, having (hopefully temporarily) reached the end of his shallow supply of wit, seeks to satisfy coffee lovers, Steve who wants to hear more about monkeys, and Peter who loves to hate affected prose.

Cheeky Monkey

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

This morning the baboons roaming freely over the outside of the hotel building reminded me more of nihilistic scenes from 12 Monkeys than an idyllic African retreat …

Happy Birthday to Josie

Monday, May 7th, 2007

It was Jo’s birthday yesterday

Anticipate, evacuate, re-evaluate

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Always good advice for the air traveller …