Wednesday, 16 April 2008
Out To Lunch
We were invited to Drinks & Nibbles at lunchtime today with our old neighbours. They are both old as in elderly and as in used to live across the road. They moved just before Christmas to a 2 bedroom flat in Barnes, SW London after 46 years in a 4 bedroom detached house in our part of suburbia. It must have been quite a shock for them. They are a lovely couple and thankfully DS behaved beautifully. Champagne at lunchtime is very decadent!! One sour note is that their garage has been broken into and £900 of wine & champagne was stolen. Someone must have seen inside when the door was open and thought, "I'll have some of that"; thankfully their insurance company has finally agreed to pay out.
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