Category Archives: outings

Culture shock

Work trip to Manila… Arrived after a very long flight, connection in Singapore – and I have to say that Changi airport is damn impressive!  Koi pond, with foot long koi, inside the terminal!  Two of them!! :D Anyway – … Continue reading

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Sorry for the delay, Mum – I’m alive, honest!!

I had a good reason – i’ve been poorly… Anyway – what a truly fantastic weekend!  And a hell of a first date to top! :D Friday night involved a slight amount of franticness – rushing home from work to … Continue reading

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day at the Museum / day at the seaside

My friend C moved to Saudi Arabia and now works fro King Abdulla University of Science and Technology outside Jeddah.  she loves it.  has spent the last 3 years there learning how to scuba dive, then taking her Dive Master, … Continue reading

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Razor clams and chorizo, to scallops and lemon – seafood-y week!

Saturday night Miguel and Begonia came for dinner. I cooked razor clams with chorizo and wine followed by vegetarian lasagne, both of which were very well received (especially considering Miguel is not a seafood afficionado like me and Bego). A … Continue reading

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last night, thinkin’ bout last night.. (Cue the Travelling Wilburys!)

Last night Sarah dragged (well, suggested with some persuasive arguments and then gave me ‘the cow eyes’, which she bloody well knows I can’t refuse!) me to see ‘The Music Of Dirty Dancing’ at Audley End.  Now, I’m an unconfessed … Continue reading

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last weekend – Bicester & good friends

Sorry for the lateness of this – been a busy week so far! So Sat night I went round to Begonia’s.  Miguel’s off in Spain, so we had a real girly night with much seafood (Begonia indulges her seafood fetish … Continue reading

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Hancock-ed, Primark-ed & cricket-ed

Friday – my interviews went very well. So well, in fact, that I got a phone call fro my agency this morning saying they were very impressed and want me back for a second interview! WhooHoo! Will happen in week … Continue reading

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