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Cherry Blossom Festival, San Francisco

We met up with Debra and Paul at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan Town in San Francisco. It’s quite a big event and we had difficulty finding parking (or at least free parking!).  Streets were packed around the Pagoda … 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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Dinner at the Cliff House, San Francisco

Went to the Legion of Honour museum to see the exhibition from the V&A about Aesthetics and Beauty – lots of art nouveau, William Morris etc. After we walked along the cliff top path to the Cliff House at Ocean … Continue reading

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Noir City

This weekend and last we’ve been to San Francisco to see as many film noirs as we can at Noir City Festival.  Last weekend we saw The Killers and Point Blank, two films from the 1960’s and both starring Angie … Continue reading

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San Francisco Day 2

We decided to get the ferry over to Sausalito and then cycle back to the hotel over the Golden Gate Bridge.  We got the ferry from the Ferry Building on Embarcadero and had a great lunch at Cebo.  The hill … Continue reading

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San Francisco with Dave & Diane

Drove up the coast to arrive in San Francisco in time to have a quick tour before checking in to the Hotel Phoenix downtown.

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Week end in San Francisco – Day 2

On Sunday morning we did a 2 hour historical walking tour of the area around the hotel. It’s run by Rick and I think he may have a connection with the hotel – the tour was included free with the … Continue reading

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Weekend in San Francisco

We stayed overnight at the Hotel Galleria again in San Francisco on Saturday and went to Bimbos to see The Residents.  I wasn’t very keen on going to see the band because they’re some blast from the past that Bill … 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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Another day at the Film Noir Festival

Another day, another double bill at the Castro!  Back at the Castro for a double bill matinee of “Angel Face” with Robert Mitchum (swoon!) and Jean Simmons as his love interest who is a murderer!  Fantastically fatalistic!  Next up was … Continue reading

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