Inside Burgos Cathedral

When you step inside Burgos Cathedral it is dark, but glowing, and as your eyes become accustomed to the low light I defy you not to gasp. The cathedral is covered in decoration,... READ MORE

Burgos Cathedral

Burgos Cathedral is absolutely spectacular and it was just across the narrow road from the AirBnB where we spent a wonderful week. It was good to just sit and look at the building... READ MORE

Research sources

Mr first day with Mr Bradshaw will be Thursday 24 January and I am researching my itinerary. I am developing a list with information about activities which I have found interesting and stimulating (and which are free!), as well as … Continued

Exploring London with George Bradshaw’s Hand Book

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Yesterday I purchased (‘bought’ doesn’t seem quite appropriate!) ‘Bradshaw’s Illustrated Hand Book to London and its Environs, 1862’ at Foyles and next week, having done some homework, I will start exploring, guided by Mr Bradshaw of railway guide fame. The book … Continued

National Gallery

The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square has free lunchtime lectures, 13.00, on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Yesterday I settled down in the Sainsbury Wing Theatre with around 200 other people and it was marvellous! I learned about ‘Murillo’s depiction of life in … Continued

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