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For my first excursion out of Central London (and school and Notting Hill) I opted for Greenwich, since it is but a tube ride away, and I had friends who were willing to come with me :) 423 more words


A Picture A Day - Day 155: GMT

Mrs G and I went to London for some much-needed quality time, and to soak up some holiday spirit, the kind you can’t find anywhere else in the world. 24 more words


Astronomy photography exhibition

I walk down the main street in Greenwich Park with a beautiful sun over my head and the colour green filling my eyes. The park is lovely: large open fields with cured grass are surrounded by rows of trees standing like royal guards at your protection. 603 more words


Yankee Doodle Dandy

After about two straight months of traveling, it was nice to have a couple of weekends at home.  This was our second 4th of July out of the country and we were quite excited that it fell on a Saturday this year (strangely the British don’t consider July 4th a public holiday!).  683 more words


Breaking Convention 2015: complementary hemp shoulder bags

It was all so eerily familiar; the complementary hemp shoulder bags, each containing identical collections of complementary promotional material provided by the sponsors whose names and tastefully respectable logos surrounded the reception area like a chorus of guardian angels gazing down on the chosen with the celestial glow of infinite love and compassion. 312 more words

Breaking Convention

An Observatory for the Unobservant - The Royal Observatory (London, UK)

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, is one of those tourist locales that people know about but rarely plan the effort to go to, as it is a bit out of the way of the more typical sites. 461 more words


Under the Starry Sky

Author’s Note: My science is off here, friends. I suppose that’s one of the reasons why we call it fanfiction. And all knowledge of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich comes from the internet. 1,854 more words

Call The Midwife Fan Fiction