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World War 1: The 9th Reserve in Bramshott (Part 7)

This is the seventh post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: The 9th Battalion in Shorncliffe (Part 6)

This is the sixth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

Caffe Vergnano

We had the pleasure of experiencing Caffé Vergnano… twice. The first experience came with our desire for really good coffee……

St. James Park

Our hotel was close to St. James’s Park (not to be confused with St. James’ Park). We found it to…

Hummingbird Bakery

This cute little bakery has slipped past me on many occasions — both in person and online. However, on this…

Portobello Road, Revisited

Those who know me know that I love to head over to the Saturday Portobello Market whenever I’m in London….

Tandoori Raj, Holborn

We were starving. We’d been in London less than 8-hours and had spent a lot of that time on the…

Westminster Bridge and It’s Views

As we walked across the Westminster Bridge in an attempt to get to our hotel, we had to weave and…

Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

Cambridge University is not a university per se (as we in Canada understand a university to be). But rather it…

Maternal Affection, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Photography in the Fitzwilliam is prohibited everywhere except in the main hall. This was a bummer until I discovered that…

The Anchor Pub

Before it’s days as a popular tourist destination, the Anchor was a haven for musicians. Open mike night often attracted…

The Pickerel Inn, Cambridge

This little unassuming pub (painted blue), pitched as the oldest pub in Cambridge, has been “serving” patrons for over 600…

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