Tag Archives: London

Ta Ta, Great Britain, at Least for a While

Our last day in Windsor was a tying up of loose ends sort of day, a good day for recovery from our weekend of exploring the Cornish Alps. A bit of desultory shopping, trying to decide if we had enough … Continue reading

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…Then A Talk to the Driver

At the time Elizabeth R and I set forth on our hike northward from Big Ben, we assumed that getting to our restaurant in Islington would be our adventure for the day. We had no idea that getting back would … Continue reading

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First, a Walk to the Driver…..

Thursday dawned, but we could scarcely tell because it was, surprise surprise, raining again.  We felt just a little thwarted, because we had planned another leisurely trek through London’s parks and charming neighborhoods before meeting Ben and several of his … Continue reading

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Walking is good for the Sole – Especially When you Make it Home

We emerged from the parks at the best possible spot for proceeding in the direction of Notting Hill, where we were to meet Ben for dinner at The Oak Pub, on Westbourne Park Road. The Oak – large building, corner … Continue reading

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Walking is Good for the Sole

Our first foray into the Underground having been diverted before it even began, we set out from Paddington station on foot. I relinquished all directional control, and happily took in the London sights around me while occasionally glancing upward to … Continue reading

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Up and Over – We Make it to Windsor

The trip over to England is the worst – the long, long day that is really two days, with a truncated night on the plane where one of us gets a little sleep, thanks to pharmaceuticals, and the other – … Continue reading

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Introducing Elizabeth R

“The secret to any long standing relationship is communication … there just shouldn’t be too much of it.” Lest the Ol’ Philosophizer be accused of using a fine quotation without proper attribution, let me, a retired teacher and grammarian extraordinaire, … Continue reading

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