Monthly Archives: October 2012

Corfu Part 5

It is I think still Day 9 and returning to the here and now, we have six grandchildren with us who would live in the pool area.  We have been charged this day with looking after them along with one set of parents and a very responsible au pair.  Whilst one set of parents are quad biking round the island. … (more…)

Corfu Part 4

The early morning was very warm, I was up at 5.30am reading, very dark, the mountain asleep.  Not even the dogs had yet woke to start their matinal cacophany.  Around 7.00am with various domestic sounds shimmying the hill, the sun, although we cannot see it, has picked out the profile of the Albanian hills in the east, a few miles… (more…)

Corfu Part 3

Where was I? Oh yes, the dawning of Day 5.  What with meetings to plan Remembrance Sunday on 11th November this year and trips to Dublin, I hardly have a minute and I am supposed to be retired and feet up.  Let me just tell you or at least those of you who are contemplating retirement. Don’t!  The older you… (more…)

Pinter and Dublin

Harold Pinter had a long and fruitful experience of Dublin and he loved the city, so it was with great pleasure that I boarded the Dublin train on Saturday bound for the New Theatre in Temple Bar for Fast Intent Theatre’s production of two of Mr Pinter’s short plays.  My main reason for going was to watch my daughter, the… (more…)