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