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