Tag Archives: World War I

All Quiet on the Western Front

Many claim that All Quiet on the Western Front is the greatest war novel of all time. Now I haven’t read that many war novels. However, I will say this is a damn good novel. If you only read one … Continue reading

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A Princely Sum

In Kensington Gardens you can visit the Albert Memorial.  It is located across from the Royal Albert Hall.  The memorial, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her husband, Prince Albert.  Scott won … Continue reading

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Mrs. Dalloway

In the final days of 2011 I set out to read some short novels before embarking on my larger tomes in 2012.  One of the novels I grabbed off of my shelf was Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.  This work … Continue reading

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St Bartholomew the Great

Last week, Isobel from IsobelandCat’s Blog told me about A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols with the Choir of St Bartholomew the Great.   We attended this service on Sunday night.  Not only was the singing amazing, but the church … Continue reading

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Reason 69 why I work

To visit the Algonquin, where many writers including  Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, and Robert E. Sherwood frequented after World War I.

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