Monthly Archives: May 2013

London Tube closures for weekend of 31 May – 1 June 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. A chunk of the District Line from Earls Court and west, some of London Overground and a hefty section of the Northern line north of Camden Town. Also Circle Line … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for bank holiday weekend of 25-26 May 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Another fairly quiet weekend. A chunk of the Central Line beyond N Acton station and the last bit of the Northern line beyond Colindale will be shut through Monday. Large … Continue reading

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Finishing up in London then back to the USA

This trip to Europe, like most for me, ended in London, that sprawling, hectic, loud and somewhat grungy place that reminds me more of New York than of any other European city. I’ve been coming here almost annually for more … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 18-19 May 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. A nice quiet spell, apart from some headaches getting to or from Heathrow. A chunk of the District Line, some of London Overground and a hefty section of the Piccadilly … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 11-12 May 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Most of the closures are outside of zone 1. The exceptions are parts of the Circle line between Kings Cross and Moorgate and a section of Hammersmith/City over by Liverpool … Continue reading

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Loving Croatia

Tuesday was my last full day in Rovinj, my new favorite destination in Europe. It is on the Adriatic and ‘Mediterranean sunny’; red tiled roofs; an ancient church in the middle of town at the highest point; narrow, winding alleyways … Continue reading

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Round two of the spring trip 2013

Now it’s buon giorno and dobry dan. I did get my seafood dinner in Barceloneta overlooking the Mediterranean. Started with a glass of sparkling cava (why not?), accompanied by bread with garlic and tomato, a small bowl of olives and … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 4-6 May 2013 – bank holiday w/e

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this bank holiday weekend. Just what everyone looks forward to – a three day weekend away from the job. And all sorts of Tube disruptions to complicate your holiday plans. I´m not … Continue reading

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Some quick notes from Europe

Haaj. Hola. Hello! Coming to the end of the first week on vaca. Wi-fi has been spotty to say the least. The hotel in London only had access in the lobby, a real pain. The place I stayed in Alkmaar … Continue reading

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The latest art news in Italy

From France 24. Getting up close and personal with Siena’s cathedral ceiling. Thru October 27th, 2013. A  fabulous alternative to that boring Stairmaster! In Venice, a Manet exhibition thru August 18th, 2013. I wonder if this is the same exhibition … Continue reading

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