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Verulamium

As the sign also said: The Museum of everyday life in Roman Britain, it showcases artifacts from the third largest Roman settlement in Britain. The Romans established themselves there in AD 50 and lasted until somewhere between 400 and 450. In … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 14

< previous Up and out for a run. The graffiti said, “no smiling” and “no sarcasm”, well now that doesn’t leave me with much, does it? There were a few sprinkles, but as I’ve heard, it’s only water. I went … Continue reading

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Cutty Sark

Not completely incongruous, since we were on a river, but the ship at the dock at Greenwich seemed exceptionally tall. It turned out to be the Cutty Sark, which is not just dry docked, but elevated and encased in glass, … Continue reading

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IONTW – March 5, 2017

Tuesday, March 7 is Luther Burbank’s Birthday! As an introvert, I love how the Home and Gardens is having an Un-Party. The 7th is also Arbor Day (well actually 7-14 is Arbor Week) in California. The current exhibit at the … Continue reading

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National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum was an expansive collection of art and artefacts: maps, models, sea-going vessels and parts thereof, along with the bits required for voyages or naval expeditions, and items from trade by sea. In fact, I read later … Continue reading

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Royal Observatory Greenwich

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, is perched on a rise above the Thames, making it a nice stroll from the ferry terminal. We did see some groups of school kids and some tourist groups, but managed to get through the buildings … Continue reading

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Modern Virtues

Due, I think, to starting with the special exhibit and then going in to the main museum, these mosaics were not the first thing I saw, but rather on my way out. And I only just read the blurb about it … Continue reading

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