Tag Archives: London

Wednesday photo: Palace of Westminster

My third day in London in early 2009 was coming to a close with this lovely sunset behind the Palace of Westminster. Except that it wasn’t so lovely the next morning. Even though snow is pretty, London really does not … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo(s): Elgin/Parthenon Marbles

Known as the Elgin Marbles by all the world except for Greece, which calls them the Parthenon Marbles, they have a storied history. These marbles include statues from the pediment and friezes. A few of these marbles were left on … Continue reading

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How to get ready for a trip

Getting ready for a trip can be a huge ordeal. The first few times you are preparing for a big trip it can be nerve wracking. There are so many things to worry about, like what to pack, what to … Continue reading

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1 year after the blizzard of ’09 in London and Dublin…

…that same blizzard followed me to the United States, dumping maybe 4 inches of snow on another city that freaks out when there are snow flurries. The snow wouldn’t have been so bad if there hadn’t been so much wind. … Continue reading

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