The Old Ship
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... nervous looking security guards watch on, my Grandpa then reveals a 30 year old Rolls Royce Owners Club newsletter featuring his beloved Silver Wraith Rolls Royce on the cover, which he then proudly explains to security, that it once chauffeured the Queen from Sydney to Canberra in the 1950's. I'm surprised he wasn't tackled to the ground during this encounter and thankfully I guess that his age (84) and slower movement prevented a ...
... up in Kensington Palace.
We were very fortunate to be able to visit Marlborough House as our last visit of the tour. Sarah Churchill was responsible for building Marlborough House. She chose Christophe Wren as the architect, until she fought with him and then supervised the completion of the house herself. The house was completed in 1711. The Marlborough family used the house until the Crown bought back the ...
... and 'Scarlett O'Hara' peonies are blooming on Leeds Creek; the tulips though are long gone in Maryland while the iris flowering at Hidcote has yet to appear at home.
It was a long day, a good two-and-a-half hours of travel each way. We had dinner at Brunello, the hotel's one-star restaurant; the fettuccine with asparagus, fava beans and peas was to die for and the monkfish was good too. Gastronomically, we are doing very ...
... the play had begun. Then there was this voice. His voice. It sounded amazing to me. She showed me to a space at the back of the chairs where I could stand. I stood, I saw, I went to a place of pure ecstasy. There he was, acting away as if his life depended on it. Beautiful man, clean shaven. Magnificent voice. The theatre was dead silent. I wanted to rip out my camera and shout hello. But no photos, no noise. About 20 others were standing along the back wall with me. ...
... one for the outside, and one smaller one inside it in proportion with the roof. After that we went to the Museum of London, which told us about its history. I particularly liked the part about the Great Fire of London.
Next we went to the Cortauld Gallery, which has paintings by lots of famous painters. I liked the colourful ones the best. We stayed there for a while, looking through the 16 rooms, and then took the Tube back to our apartment. ...