Archive for April, 2009

Brighton Beach BBQ

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Friday afternoon AC forwarded me an invitation from one of his office mates who had a birthday recently: It said something like this: Birthday BBQ at the beach! 6:30 at the burned out pier. 7:00 we’ll grill burgers and sausages. Bring fancy foods and beverages. I IM’ed AC and asked, “What are fancy foods?” I […]

Summer in Brighton

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

I made one of AC’s colleagues laugh today when I said that I wasn’t sure that we’d come back to the same city. Brighton at the end of 2008 was chilly, rainy, windy, and dark, dark, dark. This week in April Brighton is positively blooming. Sunny, mild, breezy at times, festive, flowery. In fact it’s […]

A Tale of Two Flats

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

It was neither the best of times nor the worst of times. Overall I’d say it was simply the longest of times. We walked out of our house in El Cerrito on Saturday at 8:30AM. Two trains and two planes later we arrived in Brighton on Sunday about half past noon. We rolled our suitcases […]

Back in Brighton, Baby

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

After about a 4 month hiatus I am back to blogging and back in Brighton! Yes, we 3 arrived in the U.K. just this morning. Here’s the quick update before I go collapse into bed: AC has another work assignment here–this time for 4 weeks. We’re staying in the same building as before, but in […]