September 12, 2014

Indian Summer

There’s a mellow stillness in Jardin Uborka this evening, broken only by the lazy chatter of our guests who are mainly rocking in hammocks or reclining on steamer chairs. Ubotka has had caterpillar treads fitted to hus wheels to enable … Continue reading

Karen

Bar’s Open

Welcome back! It’s the start of term, but I think we do too many parenthood themes; and nudity never goes down well either. I’ve got a post-run migraine at the moment (the aura has gone, just the headache stage now), … Continue reading

Karen
August 8, 2014

Bar’s Open

This will be the final cocktail hour of the hummer solidays, as the Uborka Clan is heading off to France next Friday. This afternoon we are celebrating the work of the Reverend Spooner, known for getting his turds in a … Continue reading

Karen
July 25, 2014

Bar’s Open

Things aren’t going entirely according to plan, but we’re hoping that it’s a recoverable situation. Our plan for this weekend is camping – we’ve got three nights in Oxfordshire, I’ve booked Friday and Monday off of work for a long … Continue reading

Pete
July 18, 2014

Bar’s Open

Today, as Twitter may have mentioned once or twice, I am in York. York feels like home in many ways. Bernard has never been here before, and I’m looking forward to him and Pete arriving later this evening. I was … Continue reading

Karen
July 11, 2014

Bar’s Open

It’s school report day. What did yours say then? What would it say now? And what would you like to drink?

Karen