There was fireworks a ballet lots of colourful lights a pop concert eating and rides The Danes know how to welcome someone. All of this was at the Tivoli, an incredible amusement park right in the centre of Copenhagen. Perhaps they confused us with another Tasmanian?
Just 100m down the road from where Greg and Monica are staying is St John-at-Hampstead Church. There has been a church on this site since 1312, but the current one was built in 1744. All around the church is an old, unkempt graveyard and buried in it are a number of notable people, including John […]
The Regents Canal has a lock at Camden, not far from the centre of London and near where we are staying. The canal was dug by hand by Irish labourers in the early 19th century over a period of about 6 years and was used for the transport of goods, principally coal and building materials, into London. […]
I’ve ticked another item off the bucket list by visiting Lords – the home of cricket. Firstly with a tour where it was wonderful to let the history of the game seep in, to walk through the Long Room as all batsmen must do, to sit in reverence in the same dressing rooms as all of […]
The best value in town is a 5 pound ticket to the Globe Theatre. We were lucky enough to see a great performance of Julius Caesar. After the show we strolled along the Thames on a lovely evening. First London Bridge. Occasionally the moon peeped through The Tower Bridge was beautifully lit up. Then down to […]