Category Archives: Holidays.

…and we feel as if we have ‘lived there’, it feel’s like ‘our home’, and, yes, we have ‘learned to eat and walk at the same time’! The five of us holiday there, each year, if we can all manage … Continue reading

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TWO OF THE WORST THINGS ABOUT ANY HOLIDAY… ..are the preparations that have to be made before you go, in relation to the ‘life’ you’re temporarily leaving and the ‘life’ you’re temporarily entering, and the fact that you have to … Continue reading

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OH NEW YORK CITY, SO RUINED BY ITSELF… ..a wonderful piece of shit : rats carved out of bone, dodging the rattling subways and shaking themselves awake to scurry ’round confused people, who measure their tragedies against those of their … Continue reading

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PREMISES TEMPORARILY VACATED. HOLIDAYS. NEW YORK. BACK A.S.A.C.R.O!* We touch down in JFK on Saturday, 16th July 2016, at about 2pm local time – myself and the four girlfriends and as much baggage as we’re allowed : this is a … Continue reading

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ROOFTOPS AND BARS IN HELL’S KITCHEN , THE BRONX AND EAST HARLEM…..

NEW YORK : POVERTY IN THE SHADOW OF A ONE-AND-A-HALF-BILLION-DOLLAR BUILDING. This building – ‘Yankee Stadium’ , in the Bronx, an area with which we are familiar from previous visits to that borough in the magnificent city that is New … Continue reading

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A MELTING POT OF CONCRETE AND ROCK…..

DESERVES TO BE NAMED MORE THAN TWICE ! New York City , from the top , down – and still as fantastic as ever (as expected) , at all points in between ! We’re back – physically , anyway, but … Continue reading

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