Britain

No Image

Great British Memories (Notes from a return home) #4

THE BEST OF BRITISH BEER Though I was guilty of the same when I lived in the UK, it breaks my heart to go home and see everyone drinking Fosters,...
Read More
No Image

Great British Memories (Notes from a return home) #2

#2 CURRYING FLAVORS (a.k.a traveling the UK Spice Route) In the old days, when I flew British Airways back to the UK (before the airline went downhill), it was no...
Read More
No Image

Great British Memories (Notes from a return home)

#1 THE HOLMESDALE FINDS ITS VOICE (AND TONY REDISCOVERS HIS PASSION) Living in the States, I can pretend I don’t really care about Crystal Palace FC any more. After all,...
Read More
No Image

I Witness: East Yorkshire

Took the camera with me for the first of two ten-mile running loops round Beverley and the local villages Walkington and Bishop Burton yesterday. This was my final seriously long...
Read More
No Image

Twenty Tweets From the North

What are you doing? In 140 characters or less. 1) March 25, 9am. Been at Manchester Airport all of ten minutes and one airport worker ruminates to another: “There’s nothing...
Read More
No Image

The English Summer Part 2: the South

This is London! (As viewed from inside the Tate Modern.) __________ The £4 ($7.50!) London Underground ride to go two stops. The temperature on the London Underground. You’d think that...
Read More
No Image

Signs of the Times 4: London and the South

Styling Graffiti, Blomfield Road, Warwick Avenue, Aug 16 _____________ Decent design keeps the Public Informed, Regent’s Canal, Aug 16 _____________ Missing Cockney: Notice posted along the Regent’s Canal, Aug 16...
Read More
No Image

Signs of the Times 3: Beverley Past, Present (and future?)

The town of Beverley, ten miles north east of Hull in Yorkshire’s East Riding, offers a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity, progressivism and conservatism, as you can somewhat tell...
Read More

Archives

Calendar of posts

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031