Category Archives: Museums


Two museums, lots of walking, a ride in a funicular – today was great! But I may have damaged my feet a bit more than I’d like… Starting off early again, I hit up the National Archaeology Museum, only a … Continue reading

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This morning I woke up pretty early and lay in bed gazing up at the Lycabettus Hill. I learnt today that Lycabettus Hill was created as Athena was attempting to make the Acropolis even higher. She got distracted and dropped … Continue reading

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The Romans Started the Essex Thing…

Posting this several months after the event…  We went to Colchester at the end of July – a Roman wall and a chance for some exploring enough to get us out of London for the day and into Essex. Colchester … Continue reading

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Glasgow – City of Intriguing Changes

I am not posting in chronological order, so here’s a little offering about Glasgow – 28th – 30th December 2010. We arrived in Glasgow at 7.30am. It was dark & wet, I felt like it was time to go to … Continue reading

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We’ll Meet Again. Even Though You’re a Town and I’m a Person

To complete Adelle & Katie’s Excellent Adventure that Became a Bit Bogus we caught the bus to Dover on a fairly cold Monday morning, after a pre-9 walk to St Augustine’s Abbey (closed, but we saw it through the fence) … Continue reading

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Collecting for the World

Living in jobless London is proving to be an exercise in frugality, and what better way to do things under £10 a day than try out all the Free Things. It’s quite impossible to choose a favourite, each one is bent … Continue reading

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