• Upcoming trips

    May 2 to May 14 London vacation. We will be staying in the President Hotel, 56 - 60 Guildford Street, Russell Square, London, WC1N 1DB. Telephone : 020 7388 4443. Hope to see you all then.
  • theatre and Concerrts

    April 11 Susan, Christine and I went to “The Tank” to see Celeste Cahn perform her work: “A lady does not scratch her crotch”, which she also wrote and directed. It was an intensely acted review of women’s historical and present day emotional and societal challenges. The title protests that a lady does not scratch her crotch, but this one did– and since her hand was covered in shaving cream at the time, the result was really messy!

    April 15 Peoples’ Concert at the Town hall. An all-Mozart concert given by the Peabody Chamber Orchestra. It was conducted with confident professionalism by Leon Fleisher in spite of his advancing years. He also played the solo piano in the A Major Concerto with his old sparkle still intact.


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I foolishly opened an e-mail last week warning me of  parcel misdirected byDHL. Within a short time my screen was covered with dire notices of attack. Further notices purported to be able to stop the infection if I gave credit card information, etc. I cut my losses and dumped the computer. I needed a new one anyway, and one is on the  way this week.

I lost some files since the previous backup and 5 or 6 days of e-mails. So, if anyone is wondering why I have not responded please resend your last message.


3 Responses

  1. We have just completed arrangements for a river trip from Amsterdam to Vienna in September. Also will have a four day stay in Vienna at the end. We have always wanted to go there and now the chance has come. Hoping to see my cousin Fritz at the Frankfurt stop. He lives about 45 miles NW of there.Glad to be able to keep aware of the two of you through this great site.


  2. John and Claire. Great to hear from you. Ethel and I have made the same trip more than once (usually at Christmas time) and we are sure you will enjoy it. What river boat will you be going on? It’s an added bonus for you having a chance to to catch up with a relation–lucky for you. Ethel is visiting her relations in Portland, Oregon this week.

  3. Have not received ship assignment yet. We are traveling with Grand Circle.

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