Tag: London

Royalty, playgrounds and pubs – London, England

So when we last left our heroes and heroine, we were all taking a well-deserved tapas break. Reinvigorated by calamari, we were off to see the Queen. Or rather the Queen's very ugliest of castles. I am sorry but there is no charm whatsoever in Buckingham and if any Brits want to duel over that … Continue reading Royalty, playgrounds and pubs – London, England

Perambulation – London, England

Direct flights from Boston to London's Heathrow take about 6 hours (or 5 1/2 on a good jetstream day) and leave mostly in the evening. Which means you arrive in the world's worst airport at 3 am your time, and basically make a mess of the whole thing. Wait, that's just me on the mess … Continue reading Perambulation – London, England

Setting the Scene – England

Instead of bailing out of bipolar spring weather in New England to a warm Caribbean spot, my family decided to experience the bipolar spring weather of England during spring break last week. Never has it been so apparent why New England was named for the old country: we are equally crazy in April. The similarities … Continue reading Setting the Scene – England