Still waiting for my maps!
I have another vote – and my plan is still “inspired” after (only) 4 votes!I couldn’t sleep last night so when I eventually did nod off it wasn’t until 10.30am that I woke. Expecting to feel very stiff after yesterday’s efforts, I was glad to discover that my […]
Was it the fact that Britain won its first Olympic Gold in Beijing in cycling or was it my good mood (see earlier post). I decided to cycle to London via Windsor and then catch the train back from Paddington. I did all that – it took about […]
It is so nice to have had a good night’s sleep and to wake up without a hangover from excessive alcohol and late night stodgy food. It is one of those feelings that you really wish you could bottle and open up on the days that you don’t… […]
I have a third vote over there. I’m still inspired. 🙂After the British Library, I went to the British Museum to meet two friends and to see an exhibition about Hadrian – the Roman Emperor. He was refreshingly liberated in his personal life :).In the shop afterwards, I […]
This morning I went down to London, applied for and obtained a card to become an official “reader” of the British Library (sounds grand but the entrance criteria were not tough!) and found my document. As I sat in the manuscripts reading room I made the following notes:“I […]