Tuesday, May 21st, 2024

Random Cambridge


Back home in the UK. Arrive Thursay afternoon, off to post office to post some letter and sort out post re-direction. I can’t believe it’s less than 1 week before the move. The guy at the local post office was really helpful, the lady at the local coffee shop was really helpful, the people at the local butcher were really helpful. I’m really happy to be moving to such a great place.

I visited the site of the new house. Met one of my local neighbours, seems really nice (lady in her 60’s). Second time I’ve chatted to someone a little older- on the flight back from SFO I was sat beside a 60’s Welsh lady who was an actress- really interesting conversation about Welsh and Scottish self governance. I stupidly made a reference to England – which irritates me when people call Scotland England.

Today in Cambridge was less irritating than usual. Had a look in Habitat- yes a load of Cambridge-oids but not so annoying as usual. Then dinner at all-bar-one. I love this place in Cambridge, it’s one of the few places that has a consistent staff. And… the staff are excellent (beyond recognition)- really efficient and friendly. I assume they are paid/treated well (at least they should be)…

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