Category Archives: Churches

Last day’s wanderings

On my final day I went for a walk. I love the intricate work embodied in the roof of St Pancras Hotel over the station entrance. I thought these sculptures in the garden of St Pancras Parish Church might look

Last day’s wanderings

On my final day I went for a walk. I love the intricate work embodied in the roof of St Pancras Hotel over the station entrance. I thought these sculptures in the garden of St Pancras Parish Church might look

St Bartholomew the Great

Through the Tudor entrance arch, to the church of St Bartholomew’s the Great, made more recently famous as the set for period dramas. The area to the left of the entrance door was once occupied by the nave of the

St Bartholomew the Great

Through the Tudor entrance arch, to the church of St Bartholomew’s the Great, made more recently famous as the set for period dramas. The area to the left of the entrance door was once occupied by the nave of the

All Saints’ Croxley Green

This is the beautiful church where Jenny’s sister, the Reverend Miriam Mugan, is vicar. This morning I attended an informal kids’ service at 9.45am. They made me very welcome.  Afterwards I had a great chat over coffee with some

All Saints’ Croxley Green

This is the beautiful church where Jenny’s sister, the Reverend Miriam Mugan, is vicar. This morning I attended an informal kids’ service at 9.45am. They made me very welcome.  Afterwards I had a great chat over coffee with some

Barcelona – in one day

With only one day in Barcelona, I took a full day tour. We began at the tour office adjacent to the Palau de la Musica Catalonia. Beautifully repurposed building for concerts. We walked through beautiful lanways to find our bus

Barcelona – in one day

With only one day in Barcelona, I took a full day tour. We began at the tour office adjacent to the Palau de la Musica Catalonia. Beautifully repurposed building for concerts. We walked through beautiful lanways to find our bus

“Works well with stone, iron and broken ceramic tiles”

It is the city’s pride and joy.  It brings millions of tourists to this city every year, though there are undoubtedly plenty of other reasons to come. It is, and always has been largely a money-making enterprise for its own

“Works well with stone, iron and broken ceramic tiles”

It is the city’s pride and joy.  It brings millions of tourists to this city every year, though there are undoubtedly plenty of other reasons to come. It is, and always has been largely a money-making enterprise for its own

Palma de Mallorca

Very hot and humid here in Palma and I have a tour, at least the bus is air conditioned, though  much of the tour involved walking. I have never been to Spain, so this was my first introduction. Seven cruise ships

Palma de Mallorca

Very hot and humid here in Palma and I have a tour, at least the bus is air conditioned, though  much of the tour involved walking. I have never been to Spain, so this was my first introduction. Seven cruise ships

The third hat in Southampton 

The hire car, Dugg, had to go back to its owners, so I dropped it off at nearby Southampton Airport.  Then it was back to buses for me. And upstairs too. It was a Uni bus, so it went through

The third hat in Southampton 

The hire car, Dugg, had to go back to its owners, so I dropped it off at nearby Southampton Airport.  Then it was back to buses for me. And upstairs too. It was a Uni bus, so it went through