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Category: United Kingdom

St. Mary’s Great Church, Cambridge

There are so many churches in Cambridge! And, after a while they all became a bit of a blur. In…

St. Peters Church, Cambridge

I loved this quiet little church but neglected to write about it while in Cambridge. It’s another “visit-the-neighbours-to-see-who-has-the-key” church —…

Chronophage

It’s beautiful with it’s blue LEDs and gold covering. I watched from a distance as people stopped to stare at…

The Ripper Walk

One of the more popular London Tours is the Jack the Ripper Walk led by Donald Rumbelow, a British crime…

Trafalgar Square

These days Trafalgar Square is all glitz and glam; neon graces the well tread path to the square on which…

London’s Roman Wall

Remnants of the old Roman wall built around Londinium still exist in tattered remains around the city. I’d like to…

Tower of London

Some time after the Norman Conquest in 1066 and before the end of the 11th century, the Tower of London…

Changing of the Guard

During the Intelligence Tour we did a planned detour to see the changing of the guards at the Horse Guards…

The Intelligence Trail

London is the intelligence and espionage capital of the world. Sex, intrigue, scandal, conspiracy, betrayal, are all evident. — The…

London Underground

Of all the places in the world… things I’ve seen… experiences… adventures… the one thing that I love the most…

Manditory “Where’s Waldo” Shot of Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar square seemed a lot busier than I remember it. In the background is Big Ben; and, in the middle…

Cheese

Abbey gold, bowland with raisin and apple, windsor red, stilton with blueberries, smoked lincolnshire poacher, bradbury’s wholenut, white stilton with…

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