England, May 17-29, 2016
photos by Jeff Hohner
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London, the British Museum     the Rosetta Stone     those Elgin Marbles Covent Garden the Globe Theatre     "A Midsummer Night's Dream" pre-show rehearsal     intermission "The Taming of the Shrew" the Tate Modern Seven Dials     view from our room at the Seven Dials Hotel     within a few minutes walk of Seven Dials...     ...Bloomsbury Square     ...Piccadilly Circus     ...Oxford Street     ...Leicester Square     ...Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square     ...and the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square the Museum of London     remains of an Iron Age resident     Oliver Cromwell's death mask getting around London     traffic jam at Trafalgar Square caused by the Queen's transit to open Parliament     all vehicles in London required to be painted red the Royal Opera House, "The Winter's Tale" Royal Ballet the Imperial War Museum St Pancras Station the British Library near Smithfield Meat Market     the start of our guided tour of southern England the Thames River     the long hand of 'Big Ben' is the length of a double-decker bus     the Tower Buckingham Palace     the Queen is in Windsor Castle, west of London Hampton Court Palace, southwest of London     Elizabeth's room Oxford Stratford-upon-Avon, outside Shakespeare's birth place     inside Shakespeare's birth place     the Guild Hall, Shakespeare's school     stage setting for Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company to Broadway Broadway Wales
Tintern Abbey back in England, Bath     Bath Abbey Castle Combe, public house     Castle Combe, parish church Stonehenge     the midsummer approach     the midsummer view Salisbury Cathedral     a Cathedral guide demonstrates the holy dipstick (the water table
    is critical to the stability of the Cathedral's foundation)
    British Army training exercise     furlongs of sheep     from the motorway Brighton Hever Castle, southeast of London     divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived return to London the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge the Garrick Theatre     Richard Madden, Lily James, Derek Jacobi, Meera Syal, directed by Branagh & Rob Ashford
happy 80th birthday, Mom
thanks for the wonderful trip!