Watched the FLt20 game between the Kent Spitfires and Surrey at the Kia Oval. The Kent Spitfires “attempted to sabotage Surrey’s bid to make the Friends Life t20 quarter-finals.” No love. Surrey won by 5 wickets although it appeared Kent might pull it off. The match went down to the last over. Video highlights are...Read More
“Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Surrey Hills, Polesden Lacey is the ideal space for relaxing with friends and family. Mrs Greville, an ambitious Edwardian hostess, chose Polesden as the idea place for entertaining and relaxing with friends, such as King George VI and the Queen Mother.” And this is what we did, 100 years...Read More
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965), was a soldier, writer, leader, statesman, politician, prime minister, officer, artist, an orator and more. Today we traveled over to Westerham, Kent, England (30 minutes from home) and toured Chartwell House. Chartwell was his home from 1922 when he purchased the estate without consulting...Read More
I grew up in a family where there was no alternative to having a live Christmas tree. (My parents own a Christmas Tree farm in Pennsylvania, USA.) Ningning and I are continuing on that tradition and today trekked to west London, Weybridge, and picked out our Nordman Fir Christmas tree. * Crockford Bridge Tree Farm,...Read More
It began with a flight on the A380 (LH Frankfurt -> Tokyo). That kicked off a great Japan trip to revisit the country where the two of us met. Started in Tokyo and immediately hit the ground having dinner with friends. The week saw us shopping, walking the streets around our previous flats, many lunches...Read More
Second stop was to visit friends in NYC. Enjoyed eating all the non-traditional cuisine – Chinese, Thai, Korean. There is a new park built on an unused elevated rail line – Highline Park – which we thoroughly enjoyed cruising. The photo gallery tells the story. Be sure to watch in HD and full screen.
Ningning and myself recently traveled to the USA to visit family and friends. First stop was in Portland, Maine to visit Ningning’s USA host family. The photo gallery tells the story. Be sure and click to watch in HD and full screen.
Traveled to Nagoya (between Tokyo and Osaka) to assist in the production rollout. While there, took a weekend day and visited sites with Ningning. We visited Oasis21, the Nagoya Auto show, Nagoya Castle and many sites in-between. Raw photos: Nagoya 1 | Nagoya 2 | Nagoya 3
Spent the day with NN and family in Yokohama. The day was spot perfect – great Indian summer weather, lots of events going on (Yokohama ladies marathon, school groups performing, etc.), many sites to see and photograph, great company… etc. Here are the raw images on Drop 1 and on Drop 2