Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Faltering Fullback Pub

A couple of weeks ago, we ventured to Emirates Stadium to watch Arsenal take on Fulham. It was my first time visiting Emirates and I have to say I enjoyed it. The match, the second half at least, was exciting … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Photo Collection

Today’s inspiration for my travel photo collection is The African Queen. I recently watched this flick from my movie list. I think this was the first time I’ve seen the movie since my trip to Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The African Queen

I can’t remember how many times I’ve seen this movie and it never disappoints. This 1951 adventure film has it all: a great cast, excellent writing, romance, adventure, and humor. For those of you who have been living under a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

I’ve been on a roll lately with my 1001 books. The last three have surprised me in a good way. Last year I read The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells and I hate to admit it, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Marlborough Head Pub

After visiting some friends in their flat and indulging in a wonderful Sunday brunch a few weeks ago we found ourselves wandering around Mayfair, London. Since we had just eaten a massive amount of food I wasn’t hungry, but we … Continue reading

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Traveling the world one country at a time

I have been neglecting my travel photos for several months on this blog. The simple reason was because it got to be too much posting a photo a day. Then there was the slight problem of not having enough photos. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

I survived the week with our friends. Oh boy did we cram a lot in. Here are the highlights: The British Library, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Pubs, Borough Market, more pubs, shopping, an Arsenal football match at Emirates, and guess … Continue reading

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Tattersalls Tavern

I’ve tried going to this pub in Knightsbridge in the past but each time it was packed.  The location of Tattersalls Tavern is probably the main reason—it’s near Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Last December, we were early meeting a friend near … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I sat down to read this science fiction classic by H. G. Wells. I wasn’t a huge fan of The Invisible Man and I feared I wouldn’t like this novel either. My main … Continue reading

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The Old Blue Last Pub

The weekend before Christmas, we wandered into a pub in Shoreditch. The Old Blue Last, according to their website, is a great place for live music. There wasn’t a band the night we were there. Before going to this pub … Continue reading

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