I just had to post something from England since the world's eyes are turned in that direction today. The first time I visited London in 2001, I was able to get up close and personal with the Queen's Welsh guards at Buckingham Palace. This photo is from film, and it's the first time I have [...]
Have you ever wondered why gates are so perfect in Britain? Probably not but I have. The one above proves that they really are quite "perfect" in England. Of course, this one has golden edges, and it is located at Windsor Castle (where the Queen likes to kick back on the weekends). But that's beside [...]
Have you ever had one of "those" days when you wanted to hop on a train and just ride until you can't ride any more? Well, today is "one of those days." In fact, do you remember the ad on TV (if you are in America) that said, "Calgon, take me away!"? It was a [...]
On my way to find another photo, I ran into this one and couldn't believe that it was just sitting there waiting to be posted. Of course, it is of Big Ben taken at 11:55 am on some day over two years ago while I was in London. Has it been that long? Yes, because [...]
Shakspeare wrote, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." He's probably right, but this rose is especially sweet because it is one of the Queen's roses at Windsor Castle.
I wanted to post something totally different—something not necessarily green and from the mountains. So what about these taken from the London Eye a couple of years ago? I think I have already posted one but not both. The Thames is below. Who knows which direction it runs—north, south, east, west. Does it really matter [...]