Guess what, here’s yet another letter from me which is heavily weighted with photos!
The difference this time, though, is that they’re actually photos of posters, signs and screen-shots. These are things that amuse or intrigue me, but which I can’t fit into a regular letter. I don’t want to dump them, so am including them today, in one big hodge-podge. Continue reading
Ch-ch-ch-changes, turn and face the strain. Thanks, David Bowie, for putting it so well.
Like you, we’re also facing the strain of a few changes this summer.
Lars and I will begin our summer in one home, and end up in another, in a different country and continent. Continue reading
In honor of Lars’s retirement this month, I took him for lunch to the House of Commons.
The restaurant that serves Members of Parliament is only open occasionally to the public, and I was lucky enough to snag a table for us.
Over all the years I’ve know Lars, we have never gone out for lunch on a workday, so this is what we call a Very Important Event in our marriage. Continue reading
Last week I had the pleasure of attending London Fashion Weekend, a glorious 5-day testament to all things sartorial, held twice yearly in Somerset House.
While not a fashionista myself (What? I’m not?), in the time I’ve lived in London I’ve seen more models parading around Chelsea and Mayfair than you could shake a stick at. Having watched them prance about, looking both bored and beautiful at the same time, I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. I wanted to attend a catwalk show.
This year, I got lucky. Tickets in hand, my friend Cheryl and I braved the Thursday rain, and attended our first professional catwalk show. We did it because we’re fascinated by beauty but also because we had a burning desire to discover what designers are dictating we wear in the coming year.
Yeah, right. Continue reading
Okay, today I was going to write to you about my trip to Denmark. With daughter and grandson. But then this happened on Twitter.
And I couldn’t stop thinking about it, so Denmark will have to wait for another day. Continue reading