• Upcoming trips

    September 7 to 15 Tony and Jo will visit us from the UK

    13-23 January, 2018 Cruise out of New York around the Caribbean on the Norwegian Gem

  • theatre and Concerrts

    July 1  Saw “Napoli, Brooklyn” by Meghan Kennedy at the Laura Pels Theatre. It is based upon a real-life disaster, the surprise staging of which, is mind shattering! However, the story line has a surfeit of themes added; religious brain-washing, the effect of a bullying husband and father and lesbian freedom. None of these is fully convincing in spite of the excellent acting of the cast.

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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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