trains Son. Mystery

THE NUMBER ONE LADIES DETECTIVE AGENCY

I always think there should be music playing as the Intercity train elegantly  glides out of Manchester Picadilly station.  Like on the films of the Orient express. I settle down to two hours of what I enjoy most,… being alone,  without guilt, or feeling weird, because I like to indulge in daydreaming and other self indulgent introspection.  Putting … Continue reading

Birth. Maternity. / murders. Spiral Midsomer Barnaby.

WHAT HAVE I WATCHED ON TV THIS WEEK?

An antidote to Euro 2012.Midsomer murders. I thought John Nettles as Inspector Tom Barnaby WAS Midsomer murders, but they  successfully replaced him when he retired by  his “cousin” DCI John Barnaby, brilliantly played by Neil Dudgeon.  The old joke about there being “so many murders in the county of Midsomer, you wouldn’t want to live there”!, … Continue reading

47 king st weat. Kendals. Mary Portas / Afternoon tea

IT’S A HARD JOB BUT SOMEBODY’S GOT TO DO IT!

This week, my friend , Janet Redqueen and I, took time off from our international travels to continue or research of Afternoon Tea in Manchester. This time we chose 47 King Street West, a tea shop and bistro,situated conveniently, for ladies who lunch,at the side of Kendals departments store…. Manchester’s answer to Galleries Lafayette,  without the galleries! … Continue reading