Tag: Places

A tour of the Sula Winery

Nashik has become the home of Indian wine, and Sula is its most famous and high-end brand. It’s intrigued me since I first tasted a glass of unexpectedly bone dry Sula Sauvignon last year that it is produced so near to the...

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Ûbercool in Nashik

On the balcony It looked fizzy in the glass. Good nose but probably not something we’d choose to quaff.   I woke up in the middle of the night panicking about my singing diploma and its proximity in the middle of the...

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Cocktails

And so came it to pass that, in the bar of Mumbai’s Leela hotel, daily journal in hand and maps at the ready, Winky became a blogger. So came it also to pass that a shopping expedition in Fabindia was duly ventured upon,...

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Petts Wood view

Nope. No idea what to write about tonight. Full marks for honesty,  I’d say. Though, to be completely honest, there are a couple of things I’d like to write about but they can wait until tomorrow when I’m...

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Wednesday news

  Tonight’s news in brief: I’m still sneezing my damn head off. I can still sing, though. Went to run through my recital pieces today. My accompanist for this doesn’t have a very forthcoming personality...

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Remover of Obstacles

It’s been quite a mixed day. I managed to take my mum and a carer out for a drive around the locality today. I don’t think that she gets out much, although I think sometimes her carers take her for a little walk. The...

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Neral flora and fauna

Written on Tuesday 15th September. Posted today: I saw my mum a few times today for half an hour or so each time, which as about as long as she can concentrate. It’s very apparent, though, that her powers of concentration fade...

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“Indian summer”

Oh dear. My sincere apologies for the tardiness of posting this. I did, in fact, write it yesterday but there appeared to be no internet connection last night, which was more than rather disappointing. Anyway better late than...

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A mooch around Canada Square

She looks a bit super-imposed here but it’s a real photo MsDD has spent a week at one of our largest corporations in Canary Wharf learning about life in an office and PR and branding and press relations courtesy of a very...

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Bess of Bedlam

  My first task this morning was to start rehearsing for my recital slot with the Bromley Musicmakers at the end of October. (I know, I know, I said this yesterday but today is much more positive than yesterday.) One of the...

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I must share this: Bought this sari for Princess MsDD for a high society occasion later in the year. We originally bought a gold blouse but Sister Suvarna and Smita, another one of the fabulous nurses, didn't think much of it. So last night Smita made this instead, taking the… [more]

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton.

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