Archive for August, 2013

Newnham, Friday afternoon, blackberrying and Neil Morrissey

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Oh such a perfect day! After just two hours of work (who wants to do more than that), Ellie and I tramped slowly to Trumpington via Grantchester and back again, via as many plum trees and blackberry bushes as we could find. Ellie took the blackberrying really quite seriously and managed to get a significant […]

Building Fitzwilliam College 1963-2013: an Architectural journey

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Went to see the exhibition: Building Fitzwilliam College 1963-2013: an Architectural journey at Fitzwilliam College earlier today. First time in the college. What a lovely place it is! The grounds are wonderfully landscaped and the buildings that range from the 1960s to the present day spiral around the original Regency house – The Grove – […]

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival 2013

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival is back again and as I’ve never actually managed to make it to any performances before I was keen as mustard to make sure I made it this year. Consequently Andres and I have just spent an immensely pleasant evening at Robinson College watching The Two Gentlemen of Verona performed in […]

Jersey Boys

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Nipped to London this evening to meet up with Dad and Tim for a bit of West End theatre. We went to see Jersey Boys and much fun it was too! Who doesn’t love Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. I listened to nothing else on the train back to Cambridge! Going to the Prince […]