Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Furzedown Pub

Recently the Better Half and I stumbled into The Furzedown Pub in Streatham, London. From the looks of the neighborhood, I wasn’t expecting much. This pub is on Mitcham Lane and many of the businesses have closed up shop. However, … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

We went to Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park last weekend. It’s the third year in a row that we’ve gone and I have a feeling we’ll go back again this holiday season. I just love this time of year!

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Seeking Clarification

As I sat in a pub on Saturday (shocking news I know) pondering what my glass meant I realized I forgot to post my pub review last Friday. How in the world did I forget that? As for this picture. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

I finished reading Amsterdam last night and was tempted to write my review right away. Good thing I was feeling lazy. This is my second book by Ian McEwan. He has eight on my 1001 list. Before I say if … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Raiders of the Lost Ark

The last movie that I watched from my list was Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. While I marveled over the brilliant acting and writing, I felt somewhat scarred afterwards. It’s a difficult movie to watch. When I checked to see … Continue reading

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The Castle Pub, Part Two

As promised, we went back to The Castle to sample the food. During the work week, they have a lunch special, which includes a sandwich and chips (fries) for five quid. We had last Monday off so we wandered down … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Four Days

We recently realized that The Better Half had some vacation days to use or they would be lost. Of course I instructed TBH to not be a fool and use them. Currently we are doing our best to save money … Continue reading

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The Castle Pub … Part One

Last Sunday we wandered into The Castle, a pub in Tooting. Last summer, I wandered by this pub, but I didn’t have time to pop in, so when I had errands that brought me back to the area I made … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

As I mentioned last week, the next movie on the list was one I wasn’t looking forward to. Now, I love Elizabeth Taylor and I think she’s an amazing actress. My favorite movie of hers is Cat on a Hot … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath is one of my favorite novels. I can’t recall how many times I’ve read it. I know it isn’t all that uplifting and it still brings a tear to my eye and it makes me very … Continue reading

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