Benjamin Franklin Museum, London

The Benjamin Franklin Museum is low-profile attraction in the heart of London where visitors are invited on a theatrical tour. Tate Britain on the other hand is a well-known public gallery where many treasures are on view to the public for free. Read more…

Standen House and Gardens

On the way back from Morocco, I stayed near Gatwick and having a day to spare I thought I’d visit Standen House on the way back. What a find! It was like having a booster injection of all things English.  Read more…

The Orchard, Grantchester nr. Cambridge

This place is well-known as the previous haunt of the poet Rupert Brooke and his arty friends (including Virginia Woolf). I can just imagine them having intellectual conversations, while downing copious amounts of tea and cakes. Read more…

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