Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas at Pismo Beach

We love the Avila Beach/San Luis Obispo area and on our last visit we had lunch at the Cliffs Resort bar – it had a marvellous ocean view and the hotel looked nice too.  So we decided to come back … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Hotel

I usually meet Joy at Christmas to catch up with what’s new.  We worked together at De Anza College in the Computer Lab and she’s still there. This year instead of meeting for lunch we opted for afternoon tea.  I … Continue reading

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Water fitness Xmas Lunch

Lisa our coach organized for us to go for pizza at Jakes nearby the pool. We had a White Elephant present swap which was fun – I still don’t quite understand when you can ‘steal’ a present or not! Lisa … Continue reading

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‘Cheesemas’ Christmas Party

I baked my usual Telegraph recipe Christmas cake for our 7th (?) Annual Cheesemas Party.  Lots of nice cheeses, spiced mulled wine and other goodies.  We were still eating the cake in the middle of January! I also made a … Continue reading

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San Francisco

We went to see a special exhibition at the Legion of Honor and then go for dinner at a fancy restaurant downtown.  Exhibition was on loan from the Louvre and was mildly interesting!  Dinner at Jardiniere was very nice and … Continue reading

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Book Club Christmas Lunch

Our annual Christmas lunch was at the very posh Madera Restaurant inside the Rosewood Resort in Palo Alto.  We were able to book a private room with an outdoor terrace for ‘free’ as long as we spent $50 each on … Continue reading

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