Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

A little over 10 miles from Duxford, you'll find the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial.  Once America entered the Second World War in December 1941,  air, ground and naval forces began streaming into the United Kingdom.  The US commitment to freedom and democracy brought more than 3 million Americans to our shores during the Second … Continue reading Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

A Return to the Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Our first outing of the Summer holidays was a return to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, where we found much better weather than last year.I actively didn't take that many photos, just enough for a scrapbook page and I enjoyed not looking at things through a viewfinder.As I said last year, the museum has … Continue reading A Return to the Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Summer Art Installation | Serpentine Gallery

The Summer art installation at the Serpentine gallery in London's Hyde Park is firmly in place.  Which is no mean feat when you consider that The Mastaba (basically a pyramid without a peak) is actually floating on the Serpentine.Designed by internationally acclaimed artist Christo, it is his first major public, outdoor work in the UK.  … Continue reading Summer Art Installation | Serpentine Gallery

Month in Numbers | July 2018

Did July turn out to be jubilantly joyful?  Let's see what the numbers say: 270 lengths of the pool at the gym. My highest daily step count was 24,898. Just 10 scrapbook pages made (and no TN spreads) this month. 34ºC: our highest temperature this month.  It's been incredible; surely on of the hottest Julys … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2018

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2018

Everything I read this month was on the Kindle, which was a little disappointing.  I don't ever want to prefer reading via a Kindle over a 'proper' book.  My problem is that our bookshelves are jammed pack, full almost to the point of overflowing, so there's a no-book-buying embargo just now.  And our library has … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2018

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2

Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is again hosting the Photography Scavenger Hunt this year and today is the second official link-up. You can find this summer’s list here. I've been a little on the slow side with spotting what's required, but I have managed to tick off a few more: 6) Glorious Green: spotted at … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2