Archive for October, 2005

Fab New York Fooderies

Saturday, October 29th, 2005

Great Midtown Lunches Kati Rolls: 46th Street between 6th & 7th Aves. “Indian wraps”. Island Burger: huge variety of tasty burgers and they don’t sell chips! Baluchi’s: excellent curry house, and the entire menu is half-price at lunchtime. Great, Inexpensive Food, Anytime! Shake Shack: A burger & milk-shake specialist in Madison Square Park. Unlike Island […]

“The Nation’s Capital” (Part 1)

Saturday, October 22nd, 2005

[The first weekend Rosie was visiting we went to Washington D.C. although sadly it has taken until now for me to find time to blog about the trip.] Our trip got off to an inauspicious start as, after rushing home from work on Friday night and back to Penn station, our train was about 45 […]

Raining Cats & Dogs

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Britain is famous for its rain, but it rarely rains really heavily for an entire day like it has done here, today — the puddles are so big the pavements are practically flooded! The forcast is “rain”, “heavy rain” and more “rain” through ’til Saturday too; I never thought I would be find myself missing […]

New York Update

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

Apologies for the lack of recent updates, but with Rosie visiting for two weeks I’ve been far too busy doing things to write about any of them! Unfortunately Rosie has now gone back to Cambridge leaving me with little excuse to put off various work-related tasks any longer… 🙁 A quick summary of touristy-things we […]

Serenity

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005

There are two sorts of people in the world: those who believe Joss Whedon is a genius and those who are wrong. – Connie Ogle in the Miama Herald, Friday 30th September 2005. I am a firm believer in Joss Whedon being a genius, and so I was eager to see “Serenity”, the movie spin-off […]