Street view

Rome and kilts , what an incongruous juxtaposition. But kilts and togas are perhaps not so far removed! Wonderful sunny day too with a vibrant atmosphere #developingyoureye

Home …..

They say home is where the heart is and if so my family and friends are my home!  Having moved from Scotland in the late sixties I have lived in eight houses over 50+ years, with 26 of those in our current house. A house is a building, a home is a warm feeling that…

So long, farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, adieu……..

Today sees the end of the academic year, with still so much to do over the coming weeks in preparation for another.  My desk was covered in piles of work,  with staff to interview, July payroll to be checked, negotiating leases and a myriad of other things to do. We had twelve staff either retiring,…

Ballots, balls and dreams…..a tale of Wimbledon 2016

In November last year I entered the ballot for Wimbledon tickets for the second year and to be honest, forgot all about it, until February when a letter arrived to say I had been allocated two tickets for Centre Court on the 10th July. A quick calculation, the realisation hit that they were tickets on…

A weekend of cricket, rugby and cricket……

Last weekend my dear friend and I travelled to Birmingham for  an England v Sri Lanka one day international. We arrived in good time, and picked up a reasonably healthy lunch time chicken wrap.  You can see by the photo that we were optimistic about the weather!  We were high up, and as a vertigo…