Saturday, June 30. We've been up almost 24 hours -- sleeping on the red-eye doesn't work -- but we're here. Our hotel in Kensington (London).
The London Science Museum's second Difference Engine #2, still under construction in 2007. It's now at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA -- less than an hour from our home.
Portion of the Babbage's Analytical Engine (1871). This hardware dates from the period.
In The Globe for Love's Labour's Lost.
The performance in The Globe concluded at dusk.
Monday, July 2. To Greenwich via water taxi, starting from Westminster Pier and The Eye.
Raised PEdestrian LIght CONtrolled crossing. Two peoples separated by a common language indeed.
In the Painted Hall at Greenwich.
The new south building at the Greenwich observatory.
Looking back to The City from the Greenwich Observatory.
That's the Old Royal Naval College beyond the pier.
Heading back: Tower Bridge on a very cluttered Thames.
Tuesday. 3 July. This morning we made our way back out to Heathrow, where we hired a car. First stop: Leed's Castle.
This being an English castle, it has an English Garden. This is the Culpeper Garden. Designed intially by Russell Page in 1980. Named after the Culpepers, who owned the castle in the 17th century.
Bath house at Rutupiæ. (July 4)
Canterbury Cathedral. The nave.
The Altar of the Sword's Point in Canterbury Cathedral, commemorating the martyrdom of Thomas Becket.
St. Augustines' Abbey. At the right is the nave wall, here seen from the "inside".
Thursday, July 5. The famous white cliffs of Dover.
The Rye town pump.