Annual Holiday Harrogate, 28th September to 1st October 2021

Article: Alan Boyd Photos: Brian McGibbon We departed our new Windlesham base early, with some trepidation at our first coach trip for 18 months, a full coach up close for long journeys and excursions, trusting each other to take coronavirus precautions. We appreciated that we were almost pioneering in organising and running a holiday before … Read more

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Woking Theatre, 16 January 2020

For the first outing of the new decade we gathered at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking. The show was the follow on from the very successful “The Play That Goes Wrong”. This time it was the pantomime that kept going horribly and hilariously wrong. “This is not a Pantomime” as one character defiantly declared … Read more

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra concert at G-Live Guildford, 30 November 2019

The acoustics of the, relatively new, G-Live hall helped to present the orchestra and the singer to good effect. Opening with Waughan Williams’ Overture: The Wasps one could well appreciate the ethereal shimmering sound of some 17 or more violins playing softly together, contrasted witht the smooth deep bass sounds of a similar number of … Read more

Jaguar/Land Rover factory at West Bromwich, 28 August 2019

A pleasantly swift and traffic-jam free coach journey got us to the MacDonalds and KFC round the back of JLR in good time for a lunch break. Coffee and biscuits followed in the Jaguar visitor Centre, with time to admire the latest Jaguar electric cars, and have an introductory talk from our two guides. That … Read more