Month: December 2010
Yesterday we went to see The American with George Clooney. From the first shots in the opening scenes when I almost jumped off my chair, I was kept in a state of high alert waiting for George to be shot. It was tense, mean, moody and I liked it. I thought George pulled it off, even though many critics disagree.
Over our post-film coffee/red wine clothing featured rather heavily on the agenda.
On Sunday the Sunday Brunch Club Walking Group went on a beautiful coastal walk at St Abbs Head. Thanks so much to Ian M who led the walk.
This walk was described thus “You probably won’t have been this way before as this walk is one of Scotland’s best kept secrets, but it offers truly stunning coast and landscape: high cliffs, smuggler’s coves, flocks of sea birds and magnificent views of the North Sea come included on this moderate four to five hour walk”.
It lived up to expectation and was well worth the 9am start it required. Here are the pictures of Pepe le Chien and the rest of us enjoying the fantastic views…
Let me tell you a bit about Pepe. I first met him in Prague when I holidayed there in 2006. I liked him so much that I decided to bring him home with me. You may wonder then why he has a French name. Well he’s originally from France. He’s a well-travelled dog.
After 4 years in the steamy obscurity of our bathroom, he’s now found fame and adulation. Such is Pepe’s following that on his outing yesterday he was dog-knapped. At 5.39pm yesterday I received this most disturbing of text messages: £3m cash or Pepe snuffs it. It was accompanied by this picture. The flame perilously close to Pepe’s wooden footwear caused me to fear for his safety…