Archive for May, 2007

Is that R2-D2 behind you?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Charlie looks like he’s just realised a mischievous droid is sneaking up on him during today’s visit to Star Wars – The Exhibition in London. The high point was Jedi School, where our Padawan learned some slick moves with a lightsaber and even defeated Darth Vader in battle! Note to George Lucas: Charlie is available [...]

Preparing for a plague of New Yorkers

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Oh, no! Look what’s turned up in the real estate section of the New York Times! Just what we don’t need around here, New Yorkers! We’re not sure about the figures they quote for average house prices here, though. Seem a little on the low side. And just look at the place those poor people [...]

Bursting with blossoms

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Our viburnum has bloomed like never before this spring. I think it must be the combination of our very warm and early spring and the fact that I never got round to pruning it back last fall. Hard to believe it resided in a pot when we first got it!