There are times
when it is a pleasant change to leave this peaceful spot and venture out to Big Smokes-crowded streets, jammed packed tubes, aggressive Big Issue sellers not withstanding. So we are off-GNER always permitting-crack of dawn tomorrow (Breakfast on the train is a big treat) to London, England for three days of grandparenting. That will be quite enough (not the grandparenting) with the crowded streets etc to allow us to return gratefully to another welcome spell of rural isolation; if I have a desperate need for a Big Issue I can always go to Ould Reekie and I have once seen a seller in Berwick itself. I thern bought his only copy which was two weeks out of date but as relevant to Berwick as it was on the day it was published.
If junior son in law has reconnected to the www we wil report further from the capital. 'He who is tired of London is tired of life' quoth Samuel Johnson. My feelings exactly by 3pm on Thursday. If I am spared