Sunday, July 23, 2017

Will's Place or Shakespeare Lived Here


We visited Stratford Upon Avon on an unusually sunny day.
Having been a student, and teacher of his works,
as well as having acted in some of his plays,
I was delighted to see where The Bard spent some of his life.



 Shakespeare slept here.


 Shakespeare ate here.




 We also visited the King Edward VI School.
It is actually still a working school.



 We passed some sharp-looking school boys along the way.



 If you look closely, you'll see where Prince Charles carved his moniker in the desk.



 We were even taught a lesson in Latin by a stern schoolmaster.


Sunday, July 9, 2017

London Town Take 3

A friend asked me recently why I keep going back to London
when there were so many other places I could visit.
My answer: 
Because I've still never seen it all.
 My two oldest daughters and I flew over to London once again at the end of May.
(Last two visits were 2010 and 2013)
It was an all-around fantastic trip!
Hard to explain but we just have a love-affair with this place.
And  it was amazingly sunshiny the entire time which is quite unusual.
We had only one day and one night of rain.
Thus, the very bright photos...
These are my proof that I was really there:)
And, I'll admit, I took so many photos that I have been overwhelmed at the thought
of downloading them to save and to post for this blog.
So...as time allows I will make an effort to get them on here.
So many beautiful sights to share.
After this shameless post of selfies and poses I will plan to share some gorgeous scenery
that will make you also want to head on over across the pond.

 photo by Coryn

Inside Warwick Castle.


Exploring Oxford


Will Shakespeare's home in Stratford Upon Avon
 Of course!
 Some big rocks in a big field.
 Windsor Castle.
The Queen did not invite us for tea.
(Sneak peek of photos to come.)