Books and Other Impressions
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Days 20 and 21 - Visiting Wells Cathedral
On Saturday, I got up much too early in order to catch a coach from Victoria Station to Bristol, then another to Wells, which I had heard wa...
Monday, June 27, 2022
Days 18 and 19 - Marylebone Library and Museum of Docklands
Our visit on Thursday was to my friend Nicky Smith’s nearby Marylebone Library, which is a public library affiliated with the Borough of Wes...
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Day 17 – The British Museum
On Wednesday, Archivist Francesca Hillier took us behind the scenes for a closer look at what is in the British Museum’s collection and we w...
Friday, June 24, 2022
Day 16 - The Foundling Museum
There was a Tube strike on Tuesday, and while their dispute over pensions and job cuts is probably legitimate I can only imagine the negativ...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Day 15 - The National Maritime Museum and Caird Library in Greenwich
Today we went to visit the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, which has its own library and archives. We were early for our library to...
Day 14 - Sunday in Hampstead Heath
I thought Sunday seemed the perfect day to walk on Hampstead Heath, so first I found a church in the neighborhood and took a bus there. St ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Day 13 - Visiting Green Knowe
It was my friend Kathy Baxter who told me she had visited the house upon which The Children of Green Knowe is based and if I had fully gras...
Monday, June 20, 2022
Day 12 – Notting Hill
Friday was a free day but it was again very hot so I tried to think of something leisurely to do – Notting Hill and Portobello Road! Notti...
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