Leaving London; Lessons Learned

Our last day in London...our plane leaves for home tomorrow morning. We went to church this morning (Central London SDA again) and then spent the afternoon and evening in a lengthy (and frequently interrupted) stroll through the parklands of Central London. We began at Kensington Gardens, quite near our hotel, and progressed through Hyde Park …

If You Only See One Thing In England…

Well, of course, first up you'd have to be IN England, or going there. And I'm mainly speaking of people with children, although most everyone would enjoy this. Especially history buffs like me. (I hate the word "buffs" used in that context. I have no idea why I just used it). But if you go …

On the go…

No pics or amusing stories today (although I do have some ... but no time to add them!) We are leaving Beautiful Bexley, highly recommended to travellers who want to stay in the suburbs of London, and heading off to pick up our canal boat. I don't know when I'll be able to update again; …

A Visit to Peter Pan

It's Saturday night at the internet salon and I'm squeezing in a quick update on our day today. We went to church at the Central London SDA Church today. Despite the hassles of locating and getting to a church while travelling it's something we always try to do, for two reasons. First (and this is …

The Greenwich Shipmeet

After many years of amusing and educating myself through online discussion forums, I've very rarely actually met any of my "internet friends" (or "imaginary friends") as Jason sometimes likes to call them in real life. Thursday evening, after a day spent with Jason and the kids in Greenwich, was my evening for discovering that my …

Finding Yourself

Let's see, it's ... Day Five? I really am losing track.Yesterday was my favourite day of the trip so far. It was a fairly laid-back day with one main objective (seeing The Lion King) and only one trip on transit -- the train from Bexley to Charing Cross. We didn't have to contend with the …