Header photo – Amsterdam harbor on the IJ looking east past the cruise port / Border photo – Stuðlaberg, columnar basalt, Iceland
“Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli
Monthly Archives: September 2013
From the London Independent. A serious list of fifty arts events and performances, live and recorded, mostly in and around London but there are a few for a day or a weekend away. Pick something and go! I’m a big … Continue reading
Here are the Tube closures for this weekend. Similar to last w/e but even fewer closures. Central line – Bethnal Green to Loughton/Hainault via Newbury Park all weekend; early Sunday morning – Liverpool Street to Bethnal Green Northern line – Camden Town … Continue reading
From Deutsche Welle. Oktoberfest 2013 has officially opened with the tapping of the first keg. Prost!
From DutchNews. 2013 looks to be a good year for Dutch winemakers. The Dutch make some great cheese. Who knew the Dutch made wine?? Great combination, though.
From Prague Post. The Battle of White Mountain, a landmark battle in November, 1620, will be played out again this weekend in a Prague park. I guess the crowds and the weather make a November event less than ideal. Put … Continue reading
Here are the Tube closures for this weekend. Not too too bad. Bakerloo – Sunday only – Queen’s Park to Harrow & Wealdstone Central line – Bethnal Green to Loughton/Hainault via Newbury Park; early Sunday morning has closures between Liverpool … Continue reading
From France 24. (This news item is a week old; I was out of town and away from my blogging duties). A new twist on ticket scams – fake Louvre admission tickets made in China. Wow. I was planning to … Continue reading
From Oxford Mail. An exhibition of costumes used in the runaway TV hit series, Downton Abbey, runs through 29th Sept 2013 at the West Ox Arts museum in Bampton. Find it on the map and hurry over there.
From France 24. Sunset at Montmajour by Van Gogh has been found, authenticated and unveiled at the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam. You should go.
Here are the Tube closures for this weekend. Even less disruption than last weekend. Central line – White City to Ealing Broadway/West Ruislip (same as last w/e) Northern line – early Sunday morning only – Camden Town to Edgware London Overground – … Continue reading