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I'm currently ... Watching: Series 4 of Bosch on Amazon Prime.  Smart and complicated drama. Listening: Soundtrack to The Greatest Showman.  On repeat. Making: Project Life-style journaling cards for the 100 Day Project. Reading: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty. Planning: a birthday dinner party.  To mark a significant number. What are you up to?

Washington, DC | The Capitol Building

I'd pre-booked a tour of the US Capitol Building a few weeks before we travelled to Washington, DC.  It's one of those buildings that's instantly recognisable, probably because of its similarity to the magnificent St. Paul's Cathedral ... and seven series of West Wing.The tours are free and last around an hour, maybe a little … Continue reading Washington, DC | The Capitol Building

Washington, DC | Arlington Cemetery

A short Metro ride from Downtown DC is Arlington National Cemetery, which is where the United States buries her war dead and military veterans (if that is what they/their family want).  The grounds cover 624 acres and there are 400,000+ graves.There are a few famous internees, and perhaps the most well-known one is President John … Continue reading Washington, DC | Arlington Cemetery

Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

A friend recently treated me to Afternoon Tea with a difference.  We spent 90 minutes aboard a classic Routemaster London bus, sipping tea and scoffing nibbling dainty sandwiches and tiny cakes as we went.It was great fun, although I was initially rather concerned about sloppage from the teapots ... no need.  Your preferred hot drink … Continue reading Afternoon Tea Bus Tour