Monthly Archives: February 2016

Brighton Half Marathon

Out of the house before 9am on Sunday 28th February!  Unheard of!  Went to see Rowena in the half marathon.  And here she is just a couple of minutes from the finishing line, as she passes the Brighton Wheel. Advertisements

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Here in Wales . . .

There is a common sight – a Welsh Royal Mail van. Oh!  Wait a minute, this is Brighton.

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Lamp post down!

On the way to Henfield and the Downs Link on Sunday we drove up Wakefield Road where I saw a 1950s cast iron lamppost leaning on a section of badly broken flint wall.  It must have been pressed over by … Continue reading

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Walking (and running) the Downs Link

I hasten to explain – I did the walking, and Rowena did the running.  Sunday 7th February early afternoon we drove to the Cat and Canary, where Henfield railway station once stood, and set out north along the old railway … Continue reading

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35 year old Port and a crystal decanter

Now this is not the sort of thing that happens every day in this household, but courtesy of dad we have a bottle of Dow’s vintage port – commenced in 1980, bottled 1982.  A quick search online confirmed that decanting … Continue reading

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Bleak beach, large lunch and Lidls.

Monday morning set out to Lidl’s in Kemptown, mainly for the exercise, partly for cheap smoked salmon.  Went via the greenway and station, down Queens Road and across the Lanes, just to add a hill and extra distance – this … Continue reading

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