Category Britain

Punting on the River Cam

During my day trip to Cambridge I went punting on Cam River. This leisurely ride is a great way to see the historic college buildings, beautifully tended greenery, and fascinating arched bridges from the 1800s.
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iPad Defeat, iPad Success

Though sore from the previous day’s exercise and spaced from lack of sleep, I headed toward the Apple store on Regent Street anticipating success in obtaining a camera connector. When I arrived on the scene around 10:30 I was mildly…
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The Mad Dash

I slept better last night and got up around 8:30. I took The Tube to Kings Cross railway station to catch a train to Cambridge. Catching the train was an experience. After obtaining a roundtrip pass I walked out of…
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Zombieanne

Aware of how long I lost myself in the library the previous day and expecting I’d repeat the experience, I really wanted to make an early start. Unfortunately, I hadn’t slept well and even heading out at 10:30 was a…
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Marathon Day

After exploring the general area around my hotel and visiting a bookstore, I was fading fast. But a latte and a shower (once I was able to check into my hotel room around 3pm) helped me feel refreshed and I…
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