Rome, history and rugger

Since booking flights etc to Rome and the tickets for the Italy v Scotland game, my anticipation has been palpable.  The trip was another part of Elaine’s 50th birthday celebrations and it has been wonderous!     Arriving on Thursday afternoon at our hotel , Kevin and I went for a trip into the city toContinue reading “Rome, history and rugger”

Calcutta cup

  So a long weekend was in front of us to go to murrayfield for the Calcutta cup. Not the best of starts to be told our train ‘wasn’t happening’ by a gentleman who was to customer service what genghis Khan was to UN peace. A stop at Carlisle for an hour to await our busContinue reading “Calcutta cup”

One twelfth of 2016 gone!

So that was January and  we have celebrated a couple of birthdays wth my successful completion of dry January!       We celebrated Joe’ s birthday last Thursday at the giggling squid, with a few giggles of our own!       This was closely followed by a night out on Monday , courtesy of groupon.Continue reading “One twelfth of 2016 gone!”