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... br> but still we read in deathless records how
the high soul'd priest confirm'd the Barons vow;
and freedom unforgetful still recites
this second birth place of our native rights.
One can only imagine how wonderful the old Abbey would be if it still stood today. The ruins are impressive there's no doubt, but as Hamish Miller reflected in the Sun and the Serpent:
"Perhaps if Henry 8th had not so desperately wanted ...
It seems we always have something that just has to be done. We really just want to enjoy Cambridge for a couple of days but the I Pad won't connect to the internet, the Surface insists it is nearly full and we need to lighten up for the rest of our trip. We also need to get the India visa sorted out if we are going to go.
We start with the visa. We've been told the reason our visa was not approved is because ...
... We also spent time wandering along the edges of the river Cam, whilst tourists were rowed along in the distinctive Cambridge punts. We followed up our morning visit to the chapel with evensong in the late afternoon - a choral mass at which we listened to the ethereal singing of the Kings College choir during the course of a high Anglican mass. Very moving. Had dinner at Antonio Carluccio restaurant in the centre of town - not particularly ...
... me that now there is a NON-STOP flight via Philippine Airlines from London to Manila! Wow! The price on that ticket - is the same price I almost paid for this trip from Miami to London! 15 hours I think she said - but wow - how convenient. I told her that she should visit South Florida. I will show her the life in the daytime and Luigi will show her the life in the nighttime! LOL.
After we ate Chinese - Lyra took me on the tour of the campus. Beautiful campus ...
So here I am. It's T-minus 8 hours before my departure for that joy of all airports, better known as London, Luton.
But don't worry, things are looking up from there! And I'm really excited for the beginning of my trip tomorrow.
For those of you that don't know, the plan is to spend the next fortnight (plus a few days on either side) doing an internship with Save A Child's Heart. This great ...