Dr John Hawkins
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- Back to London and Hannah's Birthday
Day Before Chie's Birthday
Victoria and Albert
Another Other Burgundy
Some Random Burgundy
Rob's Mum's Birthday. Or Was it Rob's Birthday?
Zoo and Garden
Baudes and Fashion at Royal Ascot
Back to London
- Back to London and Hannah's Birthday
- [Sunday 8th May 2016]
Breakfast at Chewton Glen, then got the train from New Milton back to London. Spent the remainder of the afternoon at a garden party for Hannah's birthday.
- Chewton Glen
- [Saturday 7th May 2016]
As a treat for Chie's birthday I'd booked us a stay at Chewton Glen, a sort of country house hotel and spa between the New Forest and the coast.
- [Friday 6th May 2016]
Erika came to my office for a bit after work while Chie was at the dentist.
- Chie's Birthday
- [Wednesday 4th May 2016]
Chie wanted to go back to our old favourite haunt the Regency Cafe for lunch on her birthday. In the evening Chie made a cake, and our neighbour's kids popped in to help to eat it.
- Day Before Chie's Birthday
- [Tuesday 3rd May 2016]
I did some shopping for Chie's birthday in the afternoon, then we did a bit of painting in the evening.
- Golders Green
- [Monday 2nd May 2016]
Went over to Golders Green for a picnic in th park with one of Erika's friends.
- Victoria and Albert
- [Sunday 1st May 2016]
Took Erika to the Victoria and Albert museum for a while in the afternoon, where they were doing some Japanese activities for Children. In the evening I popped down to Wimbledon to see Al and Charlotte.
- [Saturday 30th April 2016]
Went down to Canterbury for the day to see Leon, Yukari and family.
- Another Other Burgundy
- [Friday 29th April 2016]
...and another Burgundy from Majestic.
- Some Random Burgundy
- [Wednesday 27th April 2016]
Tried a random Burgundy I'd picked up in Majestic the other day.
- [Tuesday 26th April 2016]
Tried another English Pinot Noir this evening - Gusbourne.
- [Sunday 24th April 2016]
Spent the morning at the flat, made ribollita for lunch, then spent the afternoon visiting a couple of Erika's friends in Pimlico.
- Rob's Mum's Birthday. Or Was it Rob's Birthday?
- [Saturday 23rd April 2016]
Went up to Finchley for what I believed to be Rob's Mum's birthday party, but turned out to actually be Rob's birthday party.
- [Tuesday 19th April 2016]
Tried the new pizza place in Belgravia at lunchtime.
- Zoo and Garden
- [Sunday 17th April 2016]
Took Erika to the zoo for the morning / early afternoon, did a bit of shopping in Camden, then spent the remainder of the afternoon in the garden back at home.
- [Saturday 16th April 2016]
Spent the morning and early afternoon in and around home - did a bit of gardening, and made a mushroom risotto for lunch. Then later on in the afternoon went for a bit of an aimless wander round St. James's.
- Afternoon Off
- [Thursday 14th April 2016]
Didn't feel like working this afternoon, and it was a nice day, so I took the afternoon off to look around for hats for Royal Ascot with Chie, then afterwards had a late afternoon / early evening drink at my club before going to pick Erika up from nursery.
- Baudes and Fashion at Royal Ascot
- [Tuesday 12th April 2016]
Rather enjoyed a bottle of Frederic Magnien's Chambolle Musigny Baudes 2003. Also spent some of the evening reading Fashion at Royal Ascot, which I'd just received a copy of.
- Back to London
- [Monday 11th April 2016]
Got the train back to London in the morning.
- [Sunday 10th April 2016]
Spent the day with Vera and Robin, went out to Kilpeck for lunch and a look at the very uniue church.