More Scenes from St. Albans

21st Jan, 2015

By popular demand, here are a few more scenes from St. Albans. (Tomorrow we’ll talk about South Africa and the Kloof some more. And then I’ll go back even further,…

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The Cock Inn, St. Albans, England

20th Jan, 2015

St. Albans is incredibly charming, and it’s a very short train ride from London, and there are plenty of other reasons to visit. All of them, however, are being crowded…

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Sunshine in London.

19th Jan, 2015

I’d seen London so many times before. But I don’t think it’s ever been as lovely as it was at the end of October.   I’ve heard it said that…

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Dans Le Noir Restaurant, London

15th Jan, 2015

  “I can’t figure out what this is.” “It’s … slimy.” “I can’t cut anything.” “Cut? I’ve just been using my hands.” “Speaking of hands, Geraldine, keep yours to yourself.”…

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Street Art in London’s East End

13th Jan, 2015

  I tried to do a street art walking tour when we were last in London. I’ve always wanted to take one, to have someone point out the Banskys that…

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WTF Wednesday: Montcalm Hotel at the...

8th May, 2013

– This WTF Weds takes us back to London. But I start out with a little anecdote about Portland. It’s cool if you get confused. That’s how I spend most…

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10 Photos from London’s East End

2nd May, 2013

– I’ve been to London a good number of times. We usually go at least once a year, sometimes twice, and the total number of trips Rand and I have…

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WTF Weds: Street Performers on...

1st May, 2013

– Years ago, my friend Rachel was telling me a story about her then-boyfriend (and now husband) Adam. I can’t quite remember what it was about, but she paused halfway…

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Columbia Road Flower Market, London

30th Apr, 2013

– One of the things I love about any friendship is when you create shared memories together. It pushes you from the realm of merely “people who get along” into…

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