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Ernest Thomason

Ernest was born in Wolverhampton in 1900, the son of Emma Thomason. In 1901 he was living at Court 1, St Peter’s Square, where his mother was the housekeeper, together with his brother Charles and sister Frances. 85 more words

Men Who Served

The Obelisks of Rome, Part II

In an earlier post, I discussed some of the obelisks near the Spanish Steps Apartment. Now let’s cross over the river for the Vatican’s well-traveled obelisk. 212 more words



This time last year we were just getting ready to come back from Rome; my wife, two friends and me.  It had only been a brief visit, but was nevertheless very enjoyable.  505 more words


Bike stands in St Peters Square, Manchester.

Great to see cyclists taking advantage of the new bike parking area in St Peters Square opposite the Midland Hotel. I walked to the tram stop at St Peters Square this week to get the tram to the match, saw the bikes and had to take a photo. 140 more words

Bike Parking

A glimpse of The Holy City

Where: Vatican City

Flight: The nearest airport: Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport (FCO) (around €130/person from Stockholm, round trip)

Accommodation: you can find hotels from €30/person/night on  113 more words

Weekend Trips

Angels and Demons on the road

Well, we didn’t stoop down to jumping into the Trevi Fountain to reproduce Fellini’s Dolce Vita scene but we did try to mimic Audrey Hepburn on the Spanish Steps. 483 more words


Vatican City

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