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British Library Tour
Literature London: To Do + See

British Library Tour

It’s interesting that in the world’s largest holding library you are unable to check out a book and need special permission to touch one.  While I had visited this library before, I went back for a proper tour just a few weeks ago. (There…

June 11, 2014
The Orient Express & Agatha Christie
Great Britain: To Do + See Literature

The Orient Express & Agatha Christie

 A murder mystery lunch on the Orient Express train was the perfect activity to kick-off our book club’s latest choice, ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ by Agatha Christie – – Each train carriage had its own personality and history I believe our car was built…

February 11, 2014
C.S. Lewis's Home
Great Britain: To Do + See History Literature

C.S. Lewis

  – Last week I traveled to Oxford to visit the home of C.S. Lewis, who is famously known for writing The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – Today, his home ‘The Kilns’ is not a museum but a residence that houses visiting scholars So many fun things…

November 6, 2013
Fascinating World Of Ian Fleming
History Literature

Fascinating World Of Ian Fleming

 For our book club we read Ian Fleming’s Dr No (1958) – I think we were all surprised by how good it was A bit dated, yet entertaining – Although Dr No was Fleming’s seventh book, it was his first novel to be turned…

October 3, 2013
Sherlock Holmes In London
Literature London: To Do + See

Sherlock Holmes In London

 Determined this year to walk in the footsteps of famous British authors, I started my quest with Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Wall Tiles at Baker Street Tube Station   Sherlock Holmes continues to be on bookshelves today, as The Hound…

March 1, 2013