• 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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Tunneler in trouble

Last night (3/19/2013) at Second Avenue  and 95th Street, a tunneler got trapped in deep mud underground. 40 to 50 pieces of equipment were deployed to rescue him. Even so, it took four hours and several of the rescuers became entrapped themselves. Here are some of the  confusing scenes of the rescue I saw from my windows:

The spectators' gallery

The spectators’ gallery

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