Settling in

This was probably our easiest intercontinental flight yet, thanks in part to the inadvertently educational in-flight entertainment system. We caught the tube all the way up to Golders Green (no apostrophe there, for historical reasons–this excuse covers a multitude of sins in England)–to spend some quality time with Val’s delightful musician friends, their lovable elderly …

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Off to London

Valerie and I are flying to London tomorrow for a much-needed holiday/vacation. We plan to see friends and family, visit a few galleries, spend an evening at the proms, and otherwise take in this wonderful city. We’ll also plan to head up to Cambridge and down to the Isle of Wight–all within two weeks’ time. …

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