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