Pupils Reunited!

I hadn’t travelled to London for almost three years and then today, I was here in the capital again, in just two weeks! Recently, it was the rather excellent Doctor Who Experience with Jo; this time something much less timey-wimey – today, a small reunion of ex-school chums (Valerie, Hazel and Bob) and all official …
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Film: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Off to the flicks with fellow superhero enthusiasts, Jo and Janet, to catch Marvel’s latest blockbuster – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – part of the continuing expansion of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (the MCU). ๐Ÿ‘ Hard to believe that this is the 28th movie in Marvel’s rollout (yes, really!) and the 11th instalment …
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Food and more food!

Increasingly, we’re both a little bit more conscious of what and how much we eat these days – so today was going to be a challenge! Not so much quaLITY but quanTITY. Potentially, there was a big chance we could easily over-eat – and no doubt, pay the price the following day! ๐Ÿ˜• First stop …
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London-bound: Doctor Who Immersive Experience

We haven’t been to London for nearly three years (because of you-know-what) and it felt slightly weird boarding the train. Some things don’t change though, and because of engineering works, we had to skip Kettering station and drive to Huntingdon to get to the capital on time. Again, ‘normaility’ meant the train was PACKED! The …
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Film: Downton Abbey – A New Era

Off to the local Odeon today, courtesy of a certain Meerkat, to see Downton Abbey – A New Era. As Downton fans will already know, this is the follow-up to the first big-screen Downton outing in 2019 where the Crawley family and Downton staff received a royal visit from the King and Queen. Back then, …
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Bowling Virgin! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

I’ve done lots of things in my life – but as far as the more ordinary pursuits are concerned, I’ve never been ten-pin bowling!! ๐ŸŽณ Today, I ticked that box, meeting Paul & Sue for my inaugural match at the local ‘Rock n Bowl Tavern’ in town. Tuesdays turn out to be the best value …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 5 (Our last full day)

Thursday, 27th April Morning Reader! Not bored with these Posts yet then? Thanks for your readership๐Ÿ˜‰. It’s our last day here!๐Ÿ‘ Today, we’re starting our final day, super-local, heading for Oswestry (a nearby border market town). Oswestry is not quite in Wales, but you can almost ‘touch the dragon’! ๐Ÿ‰. 6.05am: We were both up …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 4

Wednesday, 27th April Morning loyal Reader! – Welcome to Day 4. Thanks for reading this far! ๐Ÿ™‚ Looks like it’s a bit cooler today compared with the previous few days! ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ. Today, we’re again staying relatively local and heading for Welshpool (a Market Town) and then National Trust’s Powis Castle – around 30 miles round …
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Holiday: Shropshire – Day 3

Tuesday, 26th April Wow! You’re back again! – thanks for continuing to read my ramblings! ๐Ÿ™‚ Weather-wise, it looks much the same as yesterday but with the added risk of a bit of rain! Today, we’re off to the town of Shrewsbury. We’re heading for the Museum & Art Gallery and then the ‘old’ prison …
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