Wandering through Westminster Abbey

I’m back! As I sit down to write I realize that it’s been a very long time since I posted. I apologize. We have been working on some huge things in the background and I can’t wait to share them but I need to wait a little longer before we make them public. So, instead,…

The Tower of London Ceremony of the Keys

It finally happened! After nearly two very long years of not seeing my parents, they made it to England! We spent a wonderful ten days exploring London, Cambridge and generally just enjoying being together again. And of course, we made a huge Thanksgiving feast and gave thanks that we were together again, at last. One…

Blogette # 8: Spectacular Sunday Brunch at Heritage London

Whew, what a year. But we’re officially into fall and with the ability to do a some more local things, I think this is a good time to resume my blogette writing. Today, I want to tell you about the SPECTACULAR brunch we had this weekend at Heritage Restaurant on Regent Street in London. Rewind…

Blogette #3 – A night at the Globe

During a summer AP English course with Mr. Stamford (my favorite high school teacher), I encountered my love of Shakespeare. Though I had read Romeo and Juliet earlier in my schooling, it wasn’t until encountering Mr. Stamford and his amazing method of teaching that I fell in love with Shakespeare and his plays. Since then,…

Cahoots! takes me back in time

Did you know you can time travel in London? Last Saturday my friend Kaitlin and I found ourselves back in 1946, celebrating the end of WWII in an air raid shelter below the streets of London. Okay, so we didn’t really find a hottub time machine, or even (spoiler alert) fist-shaped time-hopping ship made of…

West End Reviews part 1

For those of you who don’t know, the West End is London’s equivalent to Broadway. Boasting just one less theater than Broadway and starting nearly three hundred years earlier, the West End draws millions of people from all over the world to their historic playhouses each year. In fact, according to today tix, the West…