Memories of various trips to England have been popping up on Facebook. I am ready to visit again.
JC after Evensong at King’s College Cambridge.
The Clock Tower, from the Thames.
Flowers in The Shard, 60+ floors up.
The cathedral spire is notable everywhere in town.
The research reading room at the Royal School for Music in London.
At Michael’s grave in July 2013, Twigworth Church, Gloucestershire.
Astride the Prime Meridian, one foot in the Western Hemisphere, the other not.
Shard, from Tate Modern.
Fish & chips from a market stall.
From the church yard.
The tower at Gloucester Cathedral.
Northwest of London.
On the way home.
London Metropolitan Fire Brigade, by our hotel.
A field of poppies, viewed from the train to Cambridge.
Looking toward Westminster.
A PERFECT English breakfast.
Street scene, with the Cathedral west porch behind.
2005. In front of Kensington Palace on a Thanksgiving Break trip to London.
Elgar lived here as a boy.
Norman tower on a Gothic cathedral.
JC in front of Buckingham Palace before the royal appearance.
At the hotel.
St. Paul’s Cathedral in the distance.
With John Schaefer and George Emblom, Worcester Cathedral.
The District Line train, arriving at Kew.
A bee, and white lavender, in the cloister herb garden.
The church from the lych gate.
At Shakespeare’s birthplace.
HM the Queen and others of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Howells, Vaughan Williams, and Stanford, all together in eternal rest at Westminster Abbey.
The Clock Tower, etc.
Tower Bridge at dusk.
My first and so far only London beer this trip.
At Wells Cathedral.
Aboard the Cutty Sark.
With Ramelle Sarna.
At the Elgar Birthplace Museum outside of Worcester.
Apparently the water table is high in Truro, since water was running in stone gutters all over town.
The Herbert Howells window in the Lady Chapel, Gloucester Cathedral.
At Stonehenge, 13 July 2013.
JC by the River Severn, Gloucester.
At the Tower.
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.
1995. My first-ever trip to the UK. A postcard to my parents from the north of England, after being in Scotland for 36 hours.
My parents lived in Buenos Aires then.