Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire and History

With my current Master Class (basically a history of the Victorian Era class) we read the book, In My Father’s House by Miranda Seymour, which is called Thrumpton Hall: A Memoir of Life in My Father’s House in the US. It was an amazingly surprising story of life in an English Manor house.

Then (because . . . → Read More: Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire and History

London Chocolate Tour

Leave it to me to find a Chocolate Tour of London. I was totally “chocolated out” by the end however. This is how bad it was… I was given a chocolate filled with Balsamic vinegar flavored filling at the last shop… and it just tasted like plain chocolate to me. My palate was fried!

High . . . → Read More: London Chocolate Tour

ROME in 4 Days With Ease

We saw:

the Vatican including St Peter’s Square and Basiilica, Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum. The Palatine and Roman Forum, the Colosseum and Pantheon, the Jewish Ghetto, the Peace Memorial, the Bocce a Verite, the Piazza Verona, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Altar on which Caesar was cremated, many Bernini Fountains, the Villa Medici . . . → Read More: ROME in 4 Days With Ease

West End Play Reviews: The End of the Rainbow

I went to a matinee of The End of the Rainbow today at Trafalgar Studios. It is the story of the last part of Judy Garland’s life, complete with some of her classic songs.

I have to say that I have never been much of a Judy Garland fan, and her style of singing is . . . → Read More: West End Play Reviews: The End of the Rainbow

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