Category Archives: England

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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“We’ve got an Exciting Match here, with Dogs and Princes.”

Because Chris is in a position to meet lots of people, he sometimes gets some clutch invitations, and that is why we were at a Polo match on Saturday. It was the Hackett Rundle Cup Match, held at the Tidworth … Continue reading

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Crafty Ladies

Friday was a “quiet day” in comparison to the rest, and in between delicious breakfast out and delicious dinner out, Melissa had arranged for us to go to a craft class with some local ladies at a paper store. We … Continue reading

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