A series of anecdotes with or without any connection to the running of a restaurant.

Monday, February 27, 2006


His mosaics are better than mine!
Just a quick update of our Spanish break...
We went to Barcelona for a couple of nights and did the customary bus tours past the Sagrada Famiglia, the Nou Camp, the Port Vell but the only place we spent any time was Park Güell. Gaudì’s creativity is beyond imagination. The amazingly intricate work that went into creating probably the world’s most mosaics is truly breathtaking!
I loved Barcelona with its long and wide avenues, one of which the Diagonal stretched for 14 km!
We stayed at a rented apartment close to Las Ramblas and ate some great tapas.
Tapas? Shouldn’t I be worrying about Casa del Mar?
No way! Adam left me a voicemail:
“Dad, just to let you know that we did 191 customers on Saturday night. Piece of cake! You can stay in Spain!”
I am really proud of the team! This is me free once again!
Another week to go here...


Blogger Kingston Girl said...

I am very jealous! Park Guelle is amazing, I'm pleased you have having such a great time.

27/2/06 3:11 PM  
Blogger Viking054 said...

Glad you're enjoying yourself! But we've missed your charm around here :)

27/2/06 7:47 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Yeah - missing your posts...glad you're having a good time...and isn't that son of yours just a whizz!

27/2/06 10:22 PM  
Blogger iluvnyc said...

i had tapas last nite with my friends here... somehow, i just remember your restaurant :)

27/2/06 11:26 PM  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

sounds like you are having a wonderful time!!! What is the weather like?

28/2/06 1:07 AM  
Blogger DCveR said...

Haven't been to Barcelona for quite some time, but GH has never been there and she made me promise to take her there soon. Relax and enjoy the rest of your vacation. Wanna try something new? Take a quick drive to Ampuria Brava, near Barcelona and go to the skydiving centre, you're never to old to start!

28/2/06 12:59 PM  
Blogger Janet said...

Hope you have a great birthday while you are away!

28/2/06 2:28 PM  
Blogger Caroline said...

Sounds like you are having a great break... gaudi did do some amaing mosacis didn't he!

1/3/06 10:11 AM  
Blogger Hayden said...

If there is anything better than a successful creation - it is seeing that creation in the hands of your son, who has learned from you and is continuing the success on his own! What a WONDERFUL thing. I'm sure you're very proud - you SHOULD be.

I still haven't been to Barcelona - maybe next year -

1/3/06 1:59 PM  
Blogger hobbes said...

Have always wanted to go to Barcelona - hope you're bringing us back some pictures. Enjoy the rest of your holiday.

2/3/06 9:52 AM  
Blogger juliana said...

YAY, things seem to be going well. Make sure you enjoy the week left.

3/3/06 2:55 PM  
Blogger Guyana-Gyal said...

Shoots, my wonky computer made me miss this one! I'm glad you had a great time though, and look! They don't need you at your restaurant! How does that feel, Cream? :-)

13/3/06 6:03 AM  

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