Archive for the ‘General’ Category

The Royal London Hospital Museum

In General on July 14, 2013 at 10:48 am

Back after a long break! I must apologise. My excuse is infallible though – I’m lazier than you would believe.

But back to visiting museums and chatting about them, beginning with one of London’s many medical museums – the Royal London Hospital Museum.

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Day Trip: Alexandria, part 1

In General on May 20, 2011 at 12:08 pm

After a disappointing morning at the Pentagon City Mall (*gasp* that’s not a MUSEUM!), I took an impromptu ride over to Virginia, to visit Old Town Alexandria:

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E Pluribus Tourum

In General on May 16, 2011 at 11:31 pm

I have been slacking, and I apologise. But! I shall write a  double whammy this evening (and hopefully knock a dissertation plan out of the park as well. Don’t worry – I won’t make you read that) and you shall have two Washington sights to ponder, one good, and one bad. But which will be which?! First – the Capitol…

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Post Official

In General on May 11, 2011 at 2:24 am

This place is on the top ten lists of everything, and routinely the phrases “great shopping” and “best view of DC” are bandied about. I am of course, talking of the Old Post Office:

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Abe’s Odyssey

In General, Memorials on May 5, 2011 at 10:35 am

Well, I’m not going to lie to you, I was a bit disappointed by the reflecting pool. Looks a lot glossier than this on TV:

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In General, Historic Houses on May 5, 2011 at 12:55 am

Lookit! It’s a very, very famous (yet disappointingly small) government office building! Yaaaaay!

Slightly more thought-out witterings to follow…


In General on April 18, 2011 at 8:18 pm

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In General on April 7, 2011 at 5:12 pm

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