Monday, December 24, 2018

happy christmas

last evening brian and david's friend, pucci, invited hippolyta and me to dinner at her lovely home in venice. it was up 70 stairs, but fortunately, david did the carrying....

a much-needed little-something...

hippolyta, exhausted from last night's musical outing is resting, so i popped out for a quick aperol pick-me-up...


Sunday, December 23, 2018

a little night music

i took hippolyta to a concert at teatro la fenice – all went well till they played 'the dance of the hours' and hippolyta (remembering having seen a hippo dancing to this tune in the film 'fantasia') decided to join in...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

'tis the season...

here we are – hippolyta and i – in venice and dreaming of a white christmas...



Saturday, June 09, 2018

holiday time

this time last year i was sunning myself on the beach in greece.

brian and david aren't going away this year, so everything was looking a bit bleak –– until hippolyta invited me down to her country estate in dorset...


...i'll be heading off down there later today!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

blue without you...

i was hoping hippolyta would be able to join me in venice for christmas but 'others' had 'other ideas', so here I am alone (apart from the 'oldies' and this jovial little xmas elf, forced to try and put a brave face on things...

*sigh*