Category Archives: Theatre

A business trip to London

Bill had a conference in London so I tagged along for a few days.  We stayed the weekend with Dave and Diane and then moved to the Hilton in Kensington while the conference was on.  This was great as I could easily … Continue reading

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Visit to Edinburgh

For the first time in about 15 years, we went to Edinburgh to experience the Festival. Four plays and one concert, ate at some fantastic restaurants and saw many of our friends. The plays were the three James’ plays at … Continue reading

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London visit – 8th to 13th May

A trip to London on the train via Brussels. Almost the same amount of journey time as flying and slightly cheaper.  We planned to see ‘A Taste of Honey’ and ‘King Lear’ at the National but also managed to squeeze … Continue reading

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Birthday weekend in Ashland, Oregon

4 nights in Ashland. Stayed at Chozu Japanese Gardens in their bungalow with free access to the outdoor pool. Nice. Saw Pirates of Penzance, Henry IV Part 2

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London – the last stretch

I got the train from London to Edinburgh after a few days in London (with a cold!).  Met up with Eleanor and stayed with her at Corstorphine. Thursday, Bill arrived from Amsterdam and his Dad met him at the airport.  … Continue reading

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Ashland, Day 3

Another day, another meal!  This time a new restaurant open only a year by a young couple.  It’s now our favourite! Then onto to see ‘Julius Caesar’ in the New Theatre (smallest). Today, myself and Debra went to look at … Continue reading

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Ashland – Shakespeare and skiing week-end

Last year we went to Ashland to try out the skiing on Mount Ashland and also catch some theatre.  It was so good, we decided to go again with Paul and Debra, Anne and Andy.  It’s a 6hr drive to … Continue reading

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A weekend in San Francisco

We stayed overnight at the Galleria Park Hotel in San Francisco since we were going to see ‘The Homecoming’ (Pinter) at the ACT on Saturday night.  We met Andy and Anne for dinner at First Crush.  Play was puzzling – … Continue reading

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Noir Weekend in San Francisco

We went to San Francisco on Saturday to watch some more Noir films at the Castro.  We checked into the Hotel Stratford on Powell Street before rushing up on the BART to catch the 1pm matinee of “Blind Alley” and … Continue reading

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