Scones, Trains, and Automobiles!

Well, that’s a first! We’re off for Afternoon Tea in a railway carriage that doesn’t go anywhere (No! NOT another rail strike day!!!) šŸ˜ In another first, we had snow today! The first for two years!! Our visit to ‘Carriages of Cambridge‘ was a Christmas gift from our great friends, Jo & Janet, and we’d …
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Film: Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

It’s been a while, but Marvel Studios is back to kick off ‘Phase 5’ with their 31st super-hero cinema release. If SciFi/Sci Fantasy isn’t really your thing, look away now! For the rest of us, here’s a spoiler-free review of the latest blockbuster from Marvel Studios! But hang on a minute, Phase 5..? 31 movies..? …
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ATMs Reunited

A timely reunion today (again) for three ex-Sainsbury ATMs (that’s ex Area Training Managers!) ā€” Paul, Geoff and yours truly! Today, given our pensionable status, the eatery of choice was the geographically convenient for all of us (and wallet-friendly) ‘Hobson’s Choice, just off junction 9. Boy! It was busy and for the first time ever, …
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The Late, Late Christmas Dinner!

We don’t need much of an excuse to catch up with friends (as many of these Posts here will confirm!). “The Late, Late Christmas Dinner!” put a convenient label on today’s proceedings, brought about because we weren’t able to see Nicki over Christmas last year. Jo, Janet and Carol joined us, making it six for …
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Winner, Winner! TV Dinner! – Top Gun: Maverick

Towards the end of last year, we decided that in the new year, every so often, we’d invite friends round, cook something and enjoy a film together! – We’re calling them… “Winner, Winner! TV Dinner!” So, for 2023, our first of these get-togethers was having David & Valerie here with Top Gun – Maverick ready …
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Thank Cod ā€“ it’s Curry Night!

Those that know us, already know that we’re partial to a curry (or 10!) on a Saturday night. Tonight, we invited long-time friends and neighbours: Paul & Karen and Dave & Rosi round to put the poppadums through their paces! We also tried something new tonight, where amongst the usual spicy staples ā€“ Curried Cod …
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