Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Tower of London

A couple of weeks ago, we headed to Central London without much of an agenda, other than it was a beautiful Sunday, mid 70s, and sunny. Once downtown near the Houses of Parliament, we jumped on the next canal boat … Continue reading

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Windsor Weekend

Windsor Castle, at about 13 acres, is the largest inhabited castle in the world and is the oldest royal residence to have been in continuous use by the monarchs of Britain. It was built by William the Conqueror in 1066 … Continue reading

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London Life

Well, it has been one month since we’ve moved to London. What follows are the observations I’ve found to be most interesting.    Probably the most notable, if you’ve never been here, is that compared to the U.S., driving takes … Continue reading

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Oxford Day Two

We spent day two in Woodstock, about 30 minutes by bus from Oxford, at Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill (who was grandson of the 7th Duke) and current residence of the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. I was … Continue reading

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Oxford

When Eric returned from his business day-trip to Amsterdam, he informed me he needed to be in Oxford today and tomorrow and he’d like us to come along. So we rented a VW Golf and headed approximately 45 miles west to … Continue reading

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