Category Archives: Travel

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

‘Wherever the Romans go, aqueducts follow’

A balmy evening for my final evening at the theatre, tonight at the National Theatre on the south bank of the Thames. Great view from Waterloo Bridge. Perfect seat in the Olivier Theatre. The theatre, which is very capacious, it

‘Wherever the Romans go, aqueducts follow’

A balmy evening for my final evening at the theatre, tonight at the National Theatre on the south bank of the Thames. Great view from Waterloo Bridge. Perfect seat in the Olivier Theatre. The theatre, which is very capacious, it

“The world makes politicians of us all”.

Back at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for Queen Anne, a production by the Royal Shakespeare Company.  Beautiful ceiling. Thalia and Melpomene were looking kindly on me this evening as I had one of the best seats in the house. It

“The world makes politicians of us all”.

Back at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for Queen Anne, a production by the Royal Shakespeare Company.  Beautiful ceiling. Thalia and Melpomene were looking kindly on me this evening as I had one of the best seats in the house. It

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

Nosebleed @ The Gielgud 

Beautiful weather in London this evening. A pleasant stroll to Shaftesbury Road, through Russell Square, for  a curtain up at 7pm Tonight I was at the Gielgud Theatre. It is a nice theatre, with a domed ceiling with a chandelier

Nosebleed @ The Gielgud 

Beautiful weather in London this evening. A pleasant stroll to Shaftesbury Road, through Russell Square, for  a curtain up at 7pm Tonight I was at the Gielgud Theatre. It is a nice theatre, with a domed ceiling with a chandelier

Twitstorm

It’s Friday, I am be back in London, at Finsbury Park again, this time in the Park200 theatre to see Twitstorm, a play by Chris England and a performance directed by Jonathan Lewis. This is the larger of the Park

Twitstorm

It’s Friday, I am be back in London, at Finsbury Park again, this time in the Park200 theatre to see Twitstorm, a play by Chris England and a performance directed by Jonathan Lewis. This is the larger of the Park