London February 2019
February 2019
Pictures from London in February 2019.
John's Pictures

Friday 1st February 2019
A dusting of snow on the ground.
Pizza and Slime
Saturday 2nd February 2019
Pizza at Rossopomodoro for lunch then spent the afternoon back at home making slime.
Jack and Jill in the Snow
Sunday 3rd February 2019
Took Chie and Erika down to the South Downs to see the Jack and Jill windmills in the snow.
Vinegrowing Course Day 3
Monday 4th February 2019
Down to Haywards Heath for day 3 of my vinegrowing course.
English Sparkling Wine Prestige Cuvees
Tuesday 5th February 2019
I'd ordered three ESW prestige cuvees, planning a tasting some time soon, and they had all arrived by today.
St. Moritz
Wednesday 6th February 2019
Took Erika to St Moritz (London's only Swiss restaurant?) for fondue this evening.
School Trip
Thursday 7th February 2019
Volunteered on Erika's school trip to the John Soane museum.
Jim's Birthday
Saturday 9th February 2019
Jim's birthday drinks at the Prospect of Whitby.
Sunday 10th February 2019
Had a Filippino Japanese fusion lunch at Ramo Ramen, followed by Filippino ice cream at Mamasons.
Pizza at Home
Monday 11th February 2019
Home made pizza. Well sort of.
Early Signs of Spring
Thursday 14th February 2019
Lovely weather today, and it felt a bit like spring was on its way. Also some Breaky Bottom arrived.
Old Sussex Inns
Friday 15th February 2019
This book arrived today.
South Downs Way - The End!
Saturday 16th February 2019
Did the final section of the South Downs Way today, from East Meon to Winchester. Nearly 20 miles! Alas it was quite foggy all day and not much in the way of views, but it was at least quite atmospheric.
Hampstead Heath
Sunday 17th February 2019
Afternoon stroll around Hampstead Heath, and some early signs of spring.
First day of Half Term
Monday 18th February 2019
Took the day off work as it was the first day of Erika's half term holiday. Didn't do much in the end though, mostly stayed at home, and took Erika to the Pineapple for lunch.
The Four Men: A Farrago
Wednesday 20th February 2019
Started reading Hilaire Belloc's The Four Men: A Farrago, and it seemed appropriate whilst reading a book about Sussex to drink some wine from Sussex.
Thursday 21st February 2019
Went for a drink with Ricardo in the Camden / Euston area, culminating in dinner at Murger Han.
Pink Buds
Friday 22nd February 2019
The first buds on the cherry blossom tree are very near to flowering now!
Parkland Walk
Saturday 23rd February 2019
Erika had a birthday party to attend in Finsbury Park, so I decided we should walk there along the Parkland Walk, which runs along the route of a former railway line from Highgate to Finsbury Park. Surprisingly nice weather for the time of year!
Sunday 24th February 2019
A day without much of a plan. Ended up with an impromptu playdate with one of Erika's school friends.
Back from Australia
Tuesday 26th February 2019
Andrew was back from his long trip to the Far East / Australia today, so we toasted his return with some ESW in Granary Square.
Wednesday 27th February 2019
Bought a wine thermometer gadget for the upcoming tasting I was organising.
Wine Thermometer Again
Thursday 28th February 2019
Tried out the wine thermometer again.