Kent 22-26 August 2010

I spent Saturday morning catching up with edits of the four chapters that Anne had sent and then set off for Orpington in Kent to spend four days with Suzi. She was in great form and met me at the station in her little red banger. We did a grocery shop and she cooked a lovely meal while we chatted. In the evening we watched a very light-hearted DVD called The Holiday with Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Kate Winslet and Jack Black. It was funny and very relaxing. Continue reading


Waterford 16-21 August 2010

Kate dropped us all off, Suzi returned to Kent, and I packed to go to Amanda’s the next day. Kate very kindly picked me up to take me to register with her Surgery but registrations had to happen between 2.00 and 6.00 daily and it was only 9.00 am. And they wouldn’t take my blood pressure unless I was registered. They gave us a list of walk-in clinics but only one was outside the congestion zone and that one was under construction and wouldn’t open for another month. Continue reading