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Today started out like any other day that starts at 2:00pm! Perhaps the jetlag actually hit me even though I was insisting I was fine. Nothing says adventure like taking the train to the bus to a taxi to get somewhere and then the tube to the train to get back! 179 more words

Travel

First London Visit

Despite traveling to the London airports several times in the past 9 months, our first day spent in London wasn’t until our guests were here a couple of weeks ago. 827 more words

Travel

April 14th 1759: Handel dies

 

On this day in 1759, the German composer George Frederic Handel died aged 74. Famous for his Baroque pieces, Handel was born in Germany in 1685 but moved to Britain later in life. 110 more words

History

Getting Settled, Mission BC

Well it has been busy over here – outside the blogosphere. We bought our new home, moved in (and unpacked!), completed a few urgent renos – I even studied Reiki and am now a level 2 practitioner. 477 more words

Photography

Westminster, 1634

Ramsey dropped the half-quatern sack on the grass of the Abbey’s cloister and waited for Lilly and Scott to join him, his mood darker than the London evening and twice as cold. 680 more words

17th Century

I mentioned this some time ago when I posted my Fibonacci sequence poem. So, silly but here you go. My second response to an old math/science themed poem challenge, based on an even older promise my calculus teacher made that every calculus student was allowed to go and stomp on Isaac Newton’s grave.

Poetry