Tag Archives: England

Places: Paddington (Store) at Paddington Station

Paddington Station is a Central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in the Paddington area. Dating back to at least 1838, the iconic junction has transcended transportation for one very small reason: Paddington Bear! The children’s book character Paddington Bear was named after the … Continue reading

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Alice Tait “All Aboard!” London Bus Pin Badge

A double-decker bus is a bus that has two levels or decks. They are used for mass transport in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, but are best known as the Red London Bus, or the AEC Routemaster. Open top buses are used mainly for … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Lyceum Theatre Light Fixture

We recently attended a showing of Disney’s the Lion King musical at the Lyceum Theatre in Westminster, England. The auditorium was beautiful in saturated reds! But what stood out for me were the light fixtures: I’ve upgraded my phone to … Continue reading

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Places: The London Eye in London, England

Recently we made a trip to England and saw many interesting places and things. I have already shared our thoughts on Stonehenge. This post will feature another landmark, although much more modern. The London Eye was designed by the husband-and-wife … Continue reading

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Places: Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists believe that Stonehenge was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The site has been legally protected since 1882 but didn’t become an official heritage site until 1986. Stonehenge is not one of the original … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Bangers & Mash in a Yorkshire Pudding Bowl

Don’t you just hate it when you forget to take a picture of your food before you start eating it? What will my Instagram followers think of me now? Well, I don’t have any, so I don’t care! What I … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures

Funko Pop! strikes again with a Disney set that I just couldn’t resist. The It’s a Small World vinyl figures are just too cute! This must be the first of multiple figures as we have only four countries represented in … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Eating at The Orange Tree Pub

Who’s up for a food-based post? I hope you’re hungry, because the British like them some big portions! First, let’s look at the venue: This Gastropub is located at 7 Totteridge Village, London, England. It holds a 4.1 Star rating … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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Places: Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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