Memories of various trips to England have been popping up on Facebook. I am ready to visit again.
The tower at Gloucester Cathedral.
Street scene, with the Cathedral west porch behind.
St. Paul’s Cathedral in the distance.
A field of poppies, viewed from the train to Cambridge.
JC by the River Severn, Gloucester.
1997. At St. George’s Windsor, England, preparing for an Evensong. That’s me at left center with my arms crossed, standing at the foot of the aisle.
London Metropolitan Fire Brigade, by our hotel.
A Greenwich street scene.
Apparently the water table is high in Truro, since water was running in stone gutters all over town.
At the Elgar Birthplace Museum outside of Worcester.
The Clock Tower, from the Thames.
JC after Evensong at King’s College Cambridge.
Shard, from Tate Modern.
The research reading room at the Royal School for Music in London.
A PERFECT English breakfast.
A bee, and white lavender, in the cloister herb garden.
My first and so far only London beer this trip.
The cathedral spire is notable everywhere in town.
HM the Queen and others of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
At Stonehenge, 13 July 2013.
At the hotel.
Tower Bridge at dusk.
JC in front of Buckingham Palace before the royal appearance.
The Clock Tower, etc.
Norman tower on a Gothic cathedral.
With Ramelle Sarna.
With John Schaefer and George Emblom.
At Wells Cathedral.
The District Line train, arriving at Kew.
The church from the lych gate.
The Herbert Howells window in the Lady Chapel, Gloucester Cathedral.
2005. In front of Kensington Palace on a Thanksgiving Break trip to London.
On the way home.
Flowers in The Shard, 60+ floors up.
Northwest of London.
Looking toward Westminster.
From the church yard.
At the Tower.
Fish & chips from a market stall.
Astride the Prime Meridian, one foot in the Western Hemisphere, the other not.
Howells, Vaughan Williams, and Stanford, all together in eternal rest.
Elgar lived here as a boy.
At Michael’s grave in July 2013, Twigworth Church, Gloucestershire.
Aboard the Cutty Sark.
At Shakespeare’s birthplace.