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A Christmas day swim in Hyde Park

Posted by on Dec 25, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

This Friday morning we walked to Hyde Park, one of the last times I will see it during our stay in London.  The occasion was a little...

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Of age

Posted by on Dec 21, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

The three other members of the family went to a football match on Sunday and froze while I did important things like warm my toes in front...

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Stonehenge at the solstice

Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

There’s an amazing network of highways that leads to Stonehenge, or maybe I just think that because we’ve used the tube and train system...

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It’s lovely weather for a plane ride

Posted by on Dec 16, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

London is cold today.  It’s been cold enough to see your breath for a couple of days now, and the smokers outside the pubs have...

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Mary Ann, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary

Posted by on Dec 13, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

For two hours yesterday we walked through the dusk in the streets between The City and Whitechapel, northeast of the Tower of London. The...

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A tale of two sisters

Posted by on Dec 9, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Just to prove I wasn’t spending all my time packing, I went to St. Paul’s Cathedral today.  If you remember one of the first...

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