Things Really Are That Bad

From the Washington Post. Don’t get complacent. Things really are that bad under Trump.  Add to list President Trump at the White House on July 26. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Fred HiattEditorial page editorJuly 28 The economy is humming. We’re not at war (much). So he can’t be that bad, right? Steadfast NeverTrumpers may find […]


I love this place. We had breakfast here this morning and though the service was slow the breakfast was good and the place lovely to be in on a cool summer morning. Some of us thought the sausage was too bready, others thought it weird that they cooked two slices of bacon together so they […]

Tokyo Diner

In Chinatown which I will try to remember is adjacent to Leicester Square we went for sushi. Sustainable sushi so no tuna and not much variety of anything else. It was fine for an after theatre bite if you are in the area and must have sushi which my kids felt they had to do. […]

Evening Wander to Bermondsey

We took a bus to Bank Street last night so we could walk over the Southwark Bridge and try for dinner overlooking the Thames. Probably not the best idea for a Friday night so we walked around the corner to Porky’s bbq. They claim to be Tennessee BBQ but they aren’t really. The flavor was […]

Bitter Wheat

Starring John Malkovich at the Garrick Theatre. I am a fan of Malkovich but had heard not good things about the show so rather than buying the best seats in the house I went for discounted seats with a pole in my view. And it turns out the pole didn’t bother me at all. We […]

Lunch at Lyles In Shoreditch

I am not a big fan of sheshe restaurants but I have to admit the food at Lyles was exceptional. They offer a changing menu and by the time we arrived at two were out of half the items. Even at that time the restaurant was crowded and we were lucky to get the last […]