Tag: London

Exploring The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is at Hertford House in Manchester Square at the end of Duke Street. The square is just a few blocks from the Bond Street tube station. Kristine and I had to cross Wigmore Street on our way to The Wallace Collection. Wigmore Street was the scene of the theft of Kristine’s phone via…

Gallows Thief by Bernard Cornwell

Gallows Thief by Bernard Cornwell Epub Edition November 2006 ISBN: 9780061834219 HarperCollins Print Length: 324 pages Gallows Thief, set in 1817 London, is the first non-Sharpe book I have read by Bernard Cornwell and I enjoyed reading about an ex-soldier who was at Waterloo trying to solve a murder before an innocent man is hanged.…

Film: Burnt

Burnt, a film starring Bradley Cooper, was a nice way to forget about the troubles of the world for a brief time. Bradley Cooper’s character, Adam Jones, was the one with the troubles to overcome in this movie. The film opens with Jones finishing up his self-imposed penance for ruining many people’s lives in an…

Trip to London and Southern England – Part 1

A couple of weeks ago I left DFW and arrived at Heathrow to begin The Duke of Wellington Tour presented by Victoria Hinshaw and Kristine Hughes Patrone of Number One London. I arrived a couple of days early so I could see some places I had not been before and see parts of the city I had…

Starbucks

–Starbucks at Paternoster Square near St. Paul’s Cathedral in London Why do you like Starbucks? At Starbucks, I can drink coffee, work on my computer or other device via free wireless, or read a book or newspaper. Starbucks is a great meeting spot for blind dates, meeting old friends, or just chilling with others. Starbucks…