Monthly Archives: December 2013

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Even though there isn’t a flake of snow anywhere near Worcester and the temps have yet to dip much below freezing at night it is clear the holiday season is upon us in the UK. Thankfully, the English don’t seem too attracted to inflatable snowmen or plastic, Santa figures, but we are starting to see […]

Windsor Castle – Historic Royal Home

This fortress has dominated the hillside above the Thames River for over 900 years. Windsor Castle was built for strategic purposes by William the Conqueror after his invasion in 1066 – the site was perfect for protecting his new realm as well as controlling the main freight route, the river, into London. A mere 50 […]

On to Oxford…

Let’s face it, you can’t help but improve your  I.Q. score just by visiting this famous city! Our first impression, however, was a GREEN one as there are literally thousands and thousands of cyclists in Oxford. The bike park dwarfs the car park at the rail station. The weather was mild and dry so we […]