Monthly Archives: October 2020

Spoonful

This past week has been an unhappy one for me. You will remember the dinner last Saturday, beautiful art, beautiful people, beautiful food and drink. As always misery and pain are never far away. But pleasures are like poppies spread,You … Continue reading

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Vaccination

I am, of course, very pro vax mainly because one of my very early memories is having my polio vaccination back in the 50’s. I think I was six yeas old. I still have the round scar on my left … Continue reading

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Ivanhoe

This is the name of my favorite shop, clearly named after Sir Walter Scott’s famous novel. Well actually the Japanese pronounce and spell it Ivano but these sort of small alterations from English to Japanese are common. I suppose Ivano … Continue reading

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