time off in new york city

almost three months to fill


I decided in London that one of the things I wanted to do in New York was to take the Staten Island Railroad to Tottenville at the end of the … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment


Summer rainstorms in New York are heavy but short. One moment the sky is blue, the next it’s a monsoon, then it clears. People don’t seem to go out with … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment


Stumptown Coffee’s Mocha was described by the New York Times as “one of New York’s most reasonably priced luxuries” so I went down to W 29th Street today to try … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment


We went to Midtown yesterday to watch the New York LGBT Pride parade. I enjoyed it, I think Americans do parades well. Whether its too far from the spirit of … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Walk to Astoria

Yesterday A and I walked to Astoria in Queens across the Wards Island bridge, Wards Island and the Triborough Bridge.

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ladies Mile

The heat had brought on thunderstorms and torrential rain showers through the afternoon and into the evening. Yesterday evening I met A after work and we walked from Soho up … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment


Walked uptown a few blocks today and stopped off for a coffee and cranberry muffin in Juliano’s on Lexington Ave, 91st Street. The coffee was OK, they were friendly, the … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment