Like a meteor shower, the London Marathon returns Continue reading “Marathonids”
The five-day festival of the Tall Ships was announced by a volley of fireworks Continue reading “Tall Ships”
And Hanukkah and Seculus and whatever else you may celebrate toward the end of the year, and a prosperous year to come.
The Queen’s House, which we visited and talked about yesterday, is the jewel in the crown of Greenwich, according to one of the posters advertizing that it is now open.
Today, because of having become members of what’s called Royal Museums Greenwich, we had a preview of this palace, about to be opened to the public after more than a year of restoration.
If you were to visit me this year by means of Google Earth, you would find yourself descending on me through a lofty tangle of masts, spars, and ropes.
Picnickers, yesterday, looked out from the Greenwich Observatory (or near it) over the universe (or at any rate over London).
The boom of a cannon shook my window Continue reading “Vikings come raiding again”
Yes, Greenwich it is, not asteroid 9037 Greenwich, but the old town that is the zero point of Earth’s longitude and time.