Archive for October, 2011

The Return

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | 1 Comment »

We got back into London on Thursday night in the evening and decided that we weren't really motivated to do much except have a pint at the local bar and go for a curry down the road. Dave lives within a block ...

It’s grim in the North

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | 1 Comment »

I wrote last time about Crewe Services or my friend Chris’ house. The house had been rented and Chris has moved in with Secret Agent Cath and the boys. I thought I’d bring Josh up to expose him to the ...

The Eurodash

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | 1 Comment »

Decided to one of these the old fashioned way on the Virgin Train to Crewe with Josh since it reminds me of the last trip up to see Chris last year, writing everything on my phone, transferring it to the ...

The Catch-up!

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | 6 Comments »

Hey Everyone...I know it's been a while since I've posted on this trip...but before you assume from the last post ending in my declaration of Munich drinking that I've ended up in some basement somewhere, prey to some German who wants to ...

The Munich Trip

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | No Comments »

Everything went well getting to Munich, you can tell by my slight jubilation for Lufthansa in the prior post that I was a fan of their service. We arrived late in the afternoon and sorted out where the hell our hotel was. ...

The something or other…

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | No Comments »

I’m writing this entry from the Lufthansa flight to Munich…a good way to kill some time I figured. Luckily this HP fits nicely in front of me and the man in front has decided not to recline, yet. I really ...

The return

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | No Comments »

I was just over in the big smoke last year in 2010 but I had to keep reminding myself of how mystifying London can be the first time you are here...So I allowed myself to get lost in the culture ...

The stumbling American

Monday, October 17th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | 1 Comment »

Josh has some pretty bad flight anxiety, but I think he’s starting to realize that it’s really not that bad to get over it naturally. On the flight to Chicago, he took very little Xanax and wasn’t as much of ...

That time, again.

Friday, October 14th, 2011 Posted in Europe 2011, Travel | No Comments »

The question I always seem to get before I head off on a new adventure is "are you excited?" Oddly enough...the answer is generally, no. I mean...that's not to say I'm not excited...but it hasn't gotten to me yet. I can't ...