London September 2018
Pictures from London in September 2018 including Erika's 6th birthday.
Tuesday 4th September 2018
Checked the state of the garden after getting back from our holiday on the Cote d'Azur.
L'Orangerie Liqeur and The English Country Inn
Wednesday 5th September 2018
Experimented with the L'Orangerie Liqeur I bought in Monaco, and received a new (old) Garry Hogg book - The English Country Inn.
First Apple from the Tree
Thursday 6th September 2018
Picked the first apple of the season from our apple tree this evening. Very nice it was too (although perhaps still a tad sharp).
Friday 7th September 2018
Had a vegan pizza at lunch, and made a vegan steak hache in the evening.
Saturday 8th September 2018
Went for a walk from Sandling to Wye in Kent today, along the North Downs Way.
Erika's Birthday Party
Sunday 9th September 2018
Party for Erika's 6th birthday, with a "Wacky Science" theme.
Monday 10th September 2018
Erika's actual birthday fell today. The main festivities had been the day before, but she did have plenty of presents to open this morning, then we went for dinner at Wahaca in the evening.
Playmobil Beekeeper and Rainbow Science Kit
Wednesday 12th September 2018
Erika had fun with some of the presents she received for her birthday.
Thursday 13th September 2018
Had the first apple from our tree.
Friday 14th September 2018
Usual grape inspection.
Deptford, Brockley and Refractometer
Saturday 15th September 2018
Went down to Brockley in the daytime, apparently the only part of London which has a shop selling winemaking equipment.Back at home later on I tried out my new refractometer.
Wye to Charing
Sunday 16th September 2018
Walked another stretch of the North Downs Way today, this time Chie and Erika came along.
Tuesday 18th September 2018
I briefly attended the launch party for the new Dashing Tweeds store in Marylebone, then met the usual suspects at the Barley Mow, followed by dinner at Fischer's, and then finally cocktails at Brasserie Zedel.
Food and Wine
Wednesday 19th September 2018
Received a case of Breaky Bottom today. Lunch at Murger Han with Chie, then in the evening I rather lazily had a burger delivered by Deliveroo (Chie and Erika were out for dinner).
Buffalo Wings, Refractometer and Sabrage
Friday 21st September 2018
Buffalo Wings from Temple of Seitan for lunch. More refractometer readings and a spot of sabrage in the early evening after work.
Zoo and Wahaca
Saturday 22nd September 2018
Chie was in Paris for the day, I took Erika to the Zoo and later to Wahaca for dinner.
Lewes to Hassocks
Sunday 23rd September 2018
I walked another stretch of the South Downs Way today, from Lewes to Hassocks.
Monday 24th September 2018
Playing with Erika in the evening.
Lunch at the Pineapple
Wednesday 26th September 2018
Chie and I went for lunch at the Pineapple only to discover the kitchen was closed for refurbishment. So we had our lunch delivered in instead.
Thursday 27th September 2018
Just one picture of the sky, which seemed interesting at the time.
Jeremy and Anne's Wedding
Friday 28th September 2018
Cleaning and Pizza
Saturday 29th September 2018
Spent the morning cleaning the flat - the first time it had really got fully back to normal since the soundproofing work in the summer - then Erika and I went out for pizza for lunch.
Hassocks to the Devil's Dyke
Sunday 30th September 2018
Walked another section of the South Downs Way - this time Hassocks to the Devil's Dyke.