Autumn in NYC without my Alfie – 4th of 4 blogs: Wave Hill & Halloween

On Tuesday I finally made it to ‘Wave Hill’ – a beautiful house and grounds at the end of the 1 line at 242nd street. [Read more…]

Autumn in NYC without my Alfie – 3rd of 4 blogs: Met Museum, Upstate, Staten Island etc

On Friday, having taken Ellie out for her usual run in the park, collected the morning free newspapers on Broadway and had breakfast with Debbie while listening to Brian Lehrer on WNYC, Debbie and I went to Madison Square Park. [Read more…]

Autumn in NYC without my Alfie – 2nd of 4 blogs: Governor’s Island, Botanic Garden etc

It was time to return to one of my favourite places in NYC – Governor’s Island, luckily still open until October 31st. [Read more…]

Autumn in NYC without my Alfie – 1st of 4 blogs: “Bull”, the Morgan, Opal Apples etc

It felt strange to be back in New York for 2 weeks from 15 October to 1 November without my best mate Alfie.  [Read more…]

Memories of NYC (Part 2)

This second blog covers the rest of our journey to NYC this Spring/Summer. A lovely experience was the Swedish Midsummer Festival at Wagner Park on the Battery.

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Memories of NYC (part 1)

This is the first of 2 retrospective & final blogs from our trip to NYC 10 April to 26 June. This is my apartment building with my bedroom bottom left!  [Read more…]

NYC concerts and stunning exhibitions

Because there are 8 million people in New York, every day there are a myriad of things to do. [Read more…]

Exploring Morris Jumel Mansion, bird street art, the lower East river and Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Apart from the wonderful Central Park there are many green spaces in NYC. [Read more…]

Open air theatre, films & jazz

The wonderful thing about NYC in the Spring/Summer is the number of open-air freebies happening all over the 5 boroughs. [Read more…]

Governor’s Island, Bay Head, Metropolitan concert & eating out

Debbie and I finally got to visit Governor’s Island [Read more…]