T minus 7

I knocked off early this afternoon and headed for the car rental place in Interlaken, where a lovely old retired man helped me to calm down by taking a good twenty five minutes to fill in the necessary paperwork, to confirm that I had, in fact, already paid for the rental in advance. It was a nice surprise to see…

T minus 7

T minus 8

With only just over a week to go until we get married, and less than 48 hours until we’re on our way to Scotland, I’m getting really excited. Yesterday was very emotional as I was able to finally complete the definite versions of the last pieces of stationery and I booked hotels in Oxfordshire and Kent, for the leg of…

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Full ahead

Plans are progressing faster and faster, as we get more and more tasks finished in advance of leaving for our trip to Scotland at the weekend. I’ve installed and configured the newest software behind this journal (version 2.3 of WordPress) which was released today, allowing me to post directly to the internet via email. I’ve contacted my mobile phone provider…

Full ahead

Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station is the largest brick-built structure in Europe and is notable for its original and lavish Art Deco fittings and decor. The building is Grade II listed, and the condition was described as “very bad” by English Heritage, who have included it on their Buildings at Risk Register. Amongst other, numerous film and media appearances, the site was…

Battersea Power Station

Whitewash and Brick

This was the view from my hotel room in Victoria. As a Londoner (I was born in St. Thomas’ Hospital and brought up during the first six years of my life in south London), this view isn’t just a pile of bricks, but a reminder of a childhood home in the 70s, where whitewashed brick walls were the boundaries…

Whitewash and Brick