Dr John Hawkins
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and my daily blog.
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City University Club
Aperitifs in the Garden
Zoo and The Angel
Transport Museum, Belgo and Gardening
Wandsworth and Uncle Adrian
Parliament Hill Fields
St. James's and Sushi
New Playground and Tea with Mika-san and Family
Concert and Tea with Iain and Audra
Alcohol Free Negroni
Drinks on a Boat
Club and Le Caprice
Zoo and Negroni Bar
Bull and Gate
Grandma in London
Lunch with Nina and the Garden at my Club
- [Sunday 31st May 2015]
Lazy morning in the flat before Chie flew off to Barcelona for a business trip in the afternoon.
- Dining Table
- [Saturday 30th May 2015]
Over 3 months after moving in we finally got a dining table today.
- City University Club
- [Friday 29th May 2015]
Went for lunch at the City University Club.
- [Thursday 28th May]
- [Wednesday 27th May]
- [Tuesday 26th May]
- [Monday 25th May]
- Stave Hill
- [Sunday 24th May 2015]
A sort of picnic with cocktails, atop Stave Hill in Rotherhithe.
- Rainy Saturday
- [Saturday 23rd May 2015]
Lunch at a neighbourhood Italian restaurant on a rainy Saturday.
- [Friday 22nd May 2015]
Passed by the back of my club on the way to work this morning. Brief stint at TGIF in the evening.
- Aperitifs in the Garden
- [Thursday 21st May 2015]
It was a pleasant evening so we had pre-dinner drinks in the garden.
- Zoo and The Angel
- [Wednesday 20th May 2015]
Another Wednesday morning trip to London Zoo with Erika. In the evening went to the Angel in Rotherhithe.
- [Tuesday 19th May 2015]
Andrew gave me his uniform so I could take it back to the hire shop.
- [Monday 18th May]
- [Sunday 17th May 2015]
Blowing bubbles on Parliament Hill Fields.
- Transport Museum, Belgo and Gardening
- [Saturday 16th May 2015]
Went to the transport museum with a friend of Chie's, followed by lunch at Belgo. Then gardening in the afternoon.
- Andrew's Party
- [Friday 15th May 2015]
A map room themed party for Andrew's birthday.
- Wandsworth and Uncle Adrian
- [Thursday 14th May 2015]
Popped to the Homebase in Wandsworth at lunchtime, and in the evening Uncle Adrian popped in for a quick visit as he was working in London.
- Parliament Hill Fields
- [Wednesday 13th May 2015]
Took Erika to the little playground in Parliament Hill fields in the morning
- St. James's and Sushi
- [Tuesday 12th May 2015]
Popped to St. James's at lunchtime, then in the evening we had sushi for dinner.
- [Monday 11th May]
- New Playground and Tea with Mika-san and Family
- [Sunday 10th May 2015]
Took Erika to a new playground we haven't tried before in the morning, and in the afternoon Mika-san and family came round for afternoon tea.
- Concert and Tea with Iain and Audra
- [Saturday 9th May 2015]
Took Erika to a kids classical music concert at lunchtime, then towards the end of the afternoon Iain and Audra came round for tea.
- [Friday 8th May]
- Alcohol Free Negroni
- [Thursday 7th May 2015]
Decided to try and make an alcohol free Negroni.
- Drinks on a Boat
- [Wednesday 6th May 2015]
A few drinks with people from work at Tamesis Dock, a bar on a boat.
- [Tuesday 5th May]
- Chie's Birthday
- [Monday 4th May 2015]
Gave Chie the afternoon off from parenting on her actual birthday so she could go for a civilised afternoon tea with a friend. Erika and I went to the zoo.
- [Sunday 3rd May 2015]
Went to IKEA as a birthday treat for Chie.
- Indian YMCA
- [Saturday 2nd May 2015]
Lunch at the Indian YMCA.
- Club and Le Caprice
- [Friday 1st May 2015]
I invited Al for drinks at my club this evening. Despite the weather not being particularly warm we sat out on the terrace for at least a bit with our bottle of Gardet.
For dinner we went round the corner to Le Caprice, and sat at the bar. Morels were very much in evidence on the menu, which I recently learned are in fact one of the few spring mushrooms, so appropriately so.
- [Thursday 30th April 2015]
Spaghetti for dinner.
- Zoo and Negroni Bar
- [Wednesday 29th April 2015]
Took Erika to the zoo again in the morning (not very successfully, it rained most of the time) then in the evening I inspected the Negroni Bar underneath Polpo in Smithfield.
- [Tuesday 28th April 2015]
Erika eating pasta in her high chair.
- Bull and Gate
- [Monday 27th April 2015]
Popped in briefly to inspect the recently reopened Bull and Gate in Kentish Town.
- Grandma in London
- [Sunday 26th April 2015]
Grandma came to visit - coffee at Bear and Wolf followed by dim sum at Joy King Lau.
- Lunch with Nina and the Garden at my Club
- [Saturday 25th April 2015]
Had lunch with Erika's friend Nina, and in the afternoon I went to see the recently reopened garden at my club.
- [Friday 24th April 2015]
Not sure why I took this picture.
- [Thursday 23rd April]