Monthly Archives: July 2014

Beautiful Island

It’s hard to believe that I’ve done so much but have only covered territory about the size of Minnesota. Time to go home now, but many thanks to all the good people of Scotland and England, and to Chris, Melissa … Continue reading

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Last March Through London!

We clocked an impressive 16,000+ steps in for a last family trip to London on Friday. Sights seen: a cat sleeping on the ticket machine at the train station, Tower Bridge, the beginnings of the poppy display at the Tower … Continue reading

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London with Michael and Bunco with the Army Wives

Thursday Michael and I went into London. He took me to the Camden area, which has several large markets. One of the markets was called the Stables Market and is a huge above and underground area that was home to … Continue reading

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Yay for the National Trust!

The National Trust is an organization that has taken over the care of some great houses in England, and we went to one Wednesday. (FYI, when I return I might need to be hospitalized, I’ve done so much in the … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Time AKA Highclere Castle

One of the dates that was locked in 6 months ago was the July 15th visit to Highclere Castle. Since the show the visits to that house have increased about a hundred-fold, and they sell out quickly, so Melissa was … Continue reading

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Stonehenge, Old Sarum, Salisbury Cathedral

Monday, Chris, Michael and I went out to see some sites! Stonehenge was one of my “must sees.” Old Sarum is another awesome Hill Fort, and Salisbury Cathedral was a big and impressive church, and we do not skip those! … Continue reading

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Greenwich Mean Time

There is no resting when you are on a Reed vacation. There must be a church spire somewhere that needs climbing or some such. Sunday, the four of us got moving early and caught the train to London. We saw … Continue reading

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