2020 Arkhaios Film Festival – Virtual Edition Mesopotamia: The season of the Great Empires Alberto Castellani | Italy | 2020 Once upon a time there were two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, which fed and made fertile a land … Continue reading
England, 1884 – a world on the brink of change. If you want to stay in London, be tough… be tough! Live the life. But don’t do it because you’re looking for someone. Do it because you’re looking for yourself.
Learned that today is Ada Lovelace Day… via the Royal Institution… and this wonderful presentation of Hannah Fry that we all enjoyed!
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Tagged Ada Lovelace Day, CELEBRATE, CHRISTMAS LECTURES, Hannah Fry, lecture theatre, Mathematics of Cities, Royal Institution
This monument records the success of the Great Exhibition, the international exhibition held in Hyde Park in 1851 organised by Henry Cole and Prince Albert. The success of the 1851 exhibition paid for the construction of not only the Royal … Continue reading
Posted in .archaeology, .art, .citinerary, .heritage, .history, .modern, .music, .Royal_Albert_Hall, Peter Blake, Shelagh Wakely
Tagged #RAH150, ALBERT MEMORIAL, Albert the organ cat, Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, Foundation stone, Henry Willis Organ, London, MEMORIAL FOR THE EXHIBITION OF 1851, MOSAIC FRIEZE, MOSAIC TYMPANUM, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Steps, Queen Victoria, Royal Albert Hall, Shelagh Wakely, Sir Peter Blake, Time capsule buried by Queen Victoria uncovered during Royal Albert Hall dig, Trevor Caley
Yummy early morning at Maitre Choux in South Kensington… on our way to see a newly reopened British Museum gallery… for a journey through China and South Asia… brush painting weaved with musical discoveries from around the world… loosely following … Continue reading
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Tagged Admonition Stroll, British Museum, Chinese Jade Gallery, House of Flowing Happiness, Korea Gallery, Landscape, London, Maitre Choux, Mango, No Su-hyeon, Planet Organic, Ravi Shankar, Royal Institute of British Architects, Shakespeare's Globe, Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia, South Kensington, The British Museum's Sarangbang, The Two Noble Kinsmen
Friday was a very eventful day… starting early morning at Westminster Abbey… long line… Stephen Hawking ashes… famous people… under our feet… learning trails for self-led visits… scientists trail… Poets’ Corner… just recently opened… less crowded… The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee … Continue reading
Posted in .Barbican, .Greenwich, .Westminster_Abbey, 2018.06-07.LON-VIE-PMI
Tagged Barbican, Fortune Street Park, Greenwich, London, Poets' Corner, South Bank, The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries, Westminster Abbey, Whitecross Street Market
First full day in London after a long flight means it is an Albertopolis day! We remember our way around from a previous Albertopolis walk… sweet memories… We manage to wake up early in the morning for a grand tour … Continue reading
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Tagged Albertopolis, Alice Roberts, Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, Belfo, Belgo, London, Mathematics, NATIONAL SCIENCE AND MEDIA MUSEUM, Royal Albert Hall, Science Museum, Sir Peter Blake, THE WINTON GALLERY, WONDERLAB
LGW: 15min customs line, not too bad Oyster cards: update and reload Gatwick Express: short & sweet Walk to Nell Gwynn House: 20 min, nice & sunny We are back to our favorite Chelsea place and we have our room … Continue reading
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Tagged Barrels and The Mastaba 1958–2018, Béla Bartók, Blue Plaques, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, English Heritage, Frida Escobedo, Gatwick Express, Japan House, London, Marlborough School, Nell Gwynn House, Pret A Manger, Serpentine Gallery, Serpentine Pavilion 2018, South Kensington, The London Mastaba
Uber to SJC… Delta to LAS… bumpy landing in LAS… VA to LGW… VERA movie time… Let the musical trip commence!
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Tagged Gatwick Express, LAS, LGW, Nell Gwynn House, Oyster cards, SJC