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It’s been a lovely weekend – relaxing and family oriented. Victoria joined for both lunch and dinner, and as I am trawling through the weekend in pictures I find this shot. With animal ears and glasses!! Perhaps I should change to a new frame (I only wear my glasses in the evening). new spectacles?

The days seem to trail although they are getting shorter. So when Friday evening comes the only option seems to be a takeaway and Netflix. It lasts you into the wee hours when you realise you ought to go to sleep. So you do, to a documentary about the medical condition of Abraham Lincoln. You Continue Reading

Just before leaving the office, Victoria sent me a tempting picture of a dozen of cupcakes with icing and all. I am not sure if it was a bribe for joining us for a takeaway, but how could I refuse? All well and done, spareribs, hamburgers and cupcakes stood on the menu….and a few games Continue Reading

I came home last night from an improvised trip to the amusement park (or more like a fairy tale park) Efteling. It’s one of those places which has something to offer for young and old – in fact every age. The fairy rides, the village based on children stories such as Snow White and Little Continue Reading

An incredibly sad day for our family as our much loved Jack Russel family member, Cecile, had to be put to sleep after some months illness. Needless to say, too sad to write an obituary for this sweet little dog, who came to us when she was just months old. Yet very happy we got Continue Reading

The holiday is coming to an end (today is the last day), but before we leave we had a family gathering a la Arabic cuisine at Sharma in the Portomaso marina. The food, the wine and in this case the Arabic coffee was fantastic and so was the company. The evening came to an end Continue Reading

Our vacation is almost coming to an end, but despite being a little less than 2 weeks we managed to see and do a lot. As the other day when we visit the tranquil but majestic city if Mdina and the Baroque architectural capital Valletta. Pictures follow below… a little toysoldier exploring the streets of Continue Reading

Anticipations were high when we embarked on a sailing trip yesterday. As usual we took the route of the northern coast up to Comino and Gozo, hung around the blue lagoon and its grottos before sailing off again (with a few pitch stops). Just before dinner time, we entered the harbour of Portomaso where dinner Continue Reading

The village festa continued yesterday and we luckily managed to get a table at the Villa giving us a vantage point for the festivities and the fireworks. say cheese Sebastian turned into quite a photographer capturing the fireworks the grande finale

Found some pics from the birthday evening, spent at Barracuda. Again thank you all for making it a memorable day and a big thank you to R for the Mont Blanc pen. It will sit with pride in my old and battered Mulberry filofax. birthday girl surprise surprise do I need to say more? family Continue Reading