Ah, life is good. We were told that September and October are the best months here, and that certainly is true. It’s hot hot hot, warming up to 36 Celsius over the next few days. Yay! One of F’s new friends came round today with her mum for a playdate, and it was actually too […]Read more "THE GOLDEN MONTHS"
I never thought I’d get so excited listening to BBC Radio 1, but it’s all I’ve got here, and Fearne Cotton makes my morning school runs so much more fun. Again, I never thought I’d say this, but I can’t get enough of her voice, and I’m starting to find her really funny. But maybe […]Read more "SWEET TONES FROM HOME"
F and I decided to venture up to the city today and visit the Aquarium of the Bay, famous for its sharks. We’re nearing the end of September, which means the city is actually becoming nice once more, after months of summer fog. But as it’s been quite hot down here recently, of course the […]Read more "SUMMER IN THE CITY"
I’m missing Strictly Come Dancing. I mean that as in “yes, I miss the whole getting involved, watching every single episode, get totally immersed and then can’t wait for the final, having been there for the whole journey”. I’ve missed the first episode, and that’s it, really. It’s just not happening this year. I’m too […]Read more "STRICTLY CONUNDRUM"
Ah, another hard day at the beach… Gorgeous weather, blue skies and a long weekend – where better to go than the coast! And about time we discovered our part of the Pacific coast a bit more. Yesterday it was the beach at Pacifica, just south of San Francisco, where S dug out his boogie […]Read more "BEACH BUMS"
Another busy week, S and I were both counting down the days to the weekend… and it’s Labor Day Weekend so we get an extra day! Been back to Santa Cruz this week, to see a band – Jenny & Johnny (as in Lewis and Rice), who were playing at the Rio Theatre. They were […]Read more "JENNY & JOHNNY"