Monday, 26 May 2014

PRE CZECH TREAT.

22-5-14. Bayswater one Stop on Tube. Before Nottinghill Gate. When Coming from the Slovak Embassy Last Year. Wanted to Visit the Churchill Arms, 119 Kensington Church Road. London W8 7LN. Was Full Then. Always Is. A Good Sign. Needed to Eat Before Attending the Czech Embassy. Just Round the Corner. Drink Fullers ESB Beer. Rear Of Bar. THAI Food Served. Nice Setting. Have Prawn Kaeng Kiew Waan. Green Curry. Cooked in Coconut Milk. With Bamboo Shoots, Thai Herbs & Boiled Rice. Was Very Good. Many Celebrity,s Attend this Bar. Do Not Know About That. Though i can Vouch for a Great Bar Atmosphere, Beer & Food. Finish My Drink. Ready For the Evening Ahead.

Saturday, 24 May 2014

HOT DOG - RAIN STOPS PLAY.

21/22-5-14. Joined Pointing Dog, Ecclesall Road. Nice Hot Day. Good Reports on Pump Krusovice. Waiter Cannot be Bothered to Tell Me. Nothing on Pumps. Not a Good Start. Nice Waitress later Explains. Drink Bottle of Good, St Austell, Korev Lager. Food Looks Top Class. What a Difference a Day Makes. Catch Train to London. Book in to Kensington Gardens Hotel. Bayswater. Heading for Bar Prague. CZ v USA Hokej Game. No Such Luck. Get Caught in All Mighty Storm !. Retreat to The William Blake. 174 - 180. Old Street. Large Area Bar. Drink Fullers London Pride. Rain Stopped Play at the Oval. England in One Day International are 101 For 2. Dry Out.

Thursday, 15 May 2014

TUBE WALK.

29-4-14. Had Good Continental Breakfast. Hot Croissant. Boiled Egg. Orange Juice & Coffee. Tube Strike. Decide to Walk to Victoria Coach Station. Bus,s Full. Traffic Grid Locked. Leave Hotel- Kensington High Street. Continue - Sloane Square, Sloane Avenue. Finish Walking on Pimlico Road, then Buckingham Palace Road. Have Some Spare Time. Traveler,s Tavern. 4 Elizabeth Street. SW1W 9RB. Good Pint of Fullers London Pride. 4-1 abv. Meals Look Good. Already Bought Sandwich Though. Leave to Return Journey Back to Sheffield.

Sunday, 11 May 2014

SHIKARA.

28-4-14. Leave Lords. Tube Strike Starts 9 pm. Go to Foyle,s Book Store. Building Work Near By. Seem,s to Go on Forever. Have Long Book List. End Up with One Only. Last on List " Kepler ", by John Banville. Book in to Villa Kensington. 10-11 Ashburn Gardens. London SW7 4DG. Good Location, Gloucester Road. Good Double Room, on Ground Floor. Hungry Now. Because of Tube Strike. Intend to Keep Local. Was Going to Cromwell Road. I Do Market Research Before Hand. Had Seen Shikara ( Mentioned ) 21 Bute Street. London SW7 3EY. Stylish Indian Restaurant.Obtain Window Seat. Begin with Vegetable Samosa with Salad & Pickle. Nice. Main Prawn Dupiazi. Cooked with Onions, & Boiled Rice. Try Peshwari Naan. Sweet Naan with Almonds & Raisin,s. Finish With Coffee. Good Meal. Enjoyed. Return to Base. Listen on Radio to Comprehensive Arsenal Win over Newcastle United.

Friday, 2 May 2014

TERRY LORDS IT.

28-4-14. After Good Train Journey Down to London. Catch Tube to St Johns Wood. Enter the Home Of Cricket. Lords. Second Day of the County Championship game. Between Middlesex v Yorkshire. First thing I have to Say. What Charming & Friendly . All Lords Staff are. From the Gate People to The Bar Staff. Plus the MCC & Museum People. First Day Yorkshire Bowled Out for 178. Middlesex Ended the Day Minus Three Wickets. Watching Cricket Here is Fantastic. Makes Good Theatre. Yorkshire Bowled Middlesex Out for 123. Before Lunch. Sidebottom in Full Flow !. Lunch. Nice Cheddar & Chutney Sandwich. Washed Down with Good Oyster Stout. Second Part of Day Opens with Traditional Bell Ring. Go to the Cricket Museum. Exhibits on Cricket in the War Era. Collection of Cricket Ties. Gillette Cup Winners Bat Signed by the Famous Players. Sunil Gavasker,s Custom Made Helmet. Made 188 with it !. Great Blown Up of Wisden 2013 Photo Winner. Sums Up Well the Indian Passion for Cricket. Stature of William Grace on MCC Lawn. Chat to Nice MCC Steward. Yorkshire Boss Afternoon. C Lyth 54, A Z Lees 33. When I Left Sheffield,s Own Joe Root 17 & K S Williamson 16 Not Out. Lovely Day. Enriching.