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