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... won the prize, Grahame White's achievement was widely praised.
In 1911 he established a flying school at Hendon Aerodrome. In 1912 Grahame-White gave H.G. Wells his first flight. The Aerodrome was lent to ...
During our last few hours in Glasgow we were able to sprint down to the city chambers to participate in a morning tour of a very Victorian monument demonstrating the that Glasgow was generating for the empire. The building was completed in 1889 and is still an operating council office for the greater city of Glasgow and it surround boroughs. It is opulent and so highly decorated that it didn't surprise us that it ...
... Ben and the Houses of Parliament, before walking to the Churchill Cabinet War Rooms. Much bigger than I expected, it was amazing to see how the war response was run from below ground. Next was Westminster Abbey. Although I have been through it before I never get tired of walking through the different areas of this magnificent building. It is always a reality check when you are seeing the crypts of royalty ...
... it but when I read it I thought you will all think we are mad, so I deleted it. While I'm on the subject of the unusual here's an interesting take on Degas' little dancer which is in The Human Factor exhibition on at the Hayward Gallery. It looks beautiful from the front as you approach, the costume is exquisitely made. As you circle around, OMG! She's got a pistol! Photos weren't allowed so I took this one from a postcard that I ...
Another early morning run, this time along the towpath from Marsh Meadow, just upstream from Henley Bridge. The air was cool and moist, and a slight haze had settled over the river valley. The towpath led to a wooden footbridge past a weir and alongside a lock, then in amongst tall grasses, nettles and willows. As I returned one rowing crew was waiting in the lock for their passage up river to train ...
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4 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames | 2 star hotelfrom $173
New Street, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $226
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Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $179
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