Tag: New York

One from the vaults: Postcard from Long Island

This post should’ve preceded last week’s but  but what the heck! Prior to heading to Richmond for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, we spent a few days in NYC and Long Island. My beloved is on a roll. He successfully navigated our way… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from Long Island”

Postcard from New York: Part II

I’d previously visited the Whitney at its former location but it was finally time to visit its latest one. As the pre-eminent institution devoted to art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of 20th century and contemporary… Continue Reading “Postcard from New York: Part II”

Postcard from USA: Part II

While staying in Long Branch, we generally pottered around the more historic (and more attractive) Shore towns such as Red Bank, and also took the Highlands Ferry into Manhattan. New Jersey is pretty much flat as a pancake with only the Highlands providing a… Continue Reading “Postcard from USA: Part II”

USA: holiday post no 22

We’re flying back home today and it’s been a glorious trip – farewell to USA, we’ll be back. Here’s a snapshot of our vacation.

USA: holiday post no 20

We’re in NYC, we absolutely have to visit some museums and exhibitions. Can anyone guess where we were?

USA: holiday photo no 18

We’re now in Midtown for the final leg of our vacation – doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun?

USA: holiday photo no 17

We wave farewell to the Jersey Shore and head for the Big Apple for the next few days.

One from the Vaults: Postcards from Paris and New York (2015)

It was chilly, damp even, in Paris but finally the sun broke through to shine on Black Friday, though arguably that event was two weeks before. At Les Invalides, the French President led a memorial service for the 130 victims. Accordingly, Paris was a sombre… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Postcards from Paris and New York (2015)”

One from the Vaults: Postcard from New York

I’m continuing to trawl through and resuscitate my November/December trips to New York. This one harks back to our 2016 trip. One year on and we’re back in Manhattan though my trip was almost cut short by my beloved. On leaving the plane he… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Postcard from New York”

One from the Vaults: Postcard from Manhattan II

This is the second-part of my 2010 trip to New York over Thanksgiving, part one was last Friday. I have finally managed to wrest control of the laptop, and access to the internet,  from my beloved who, citing his business needs, has been hogging it… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Postcard from Manhattan II”