East is East and West is West, and North and South are Not the Same

On reflection, London might not have been the best place for me to begin my adventures in international travel.  It's not because there aren't a million things to see and do in London, or a thousand cultures to be exposed to, or because the Underground isn't a small adventure by itself. It's because of this: … Continue reading East is East and West is West, and North and South are Not the Same

Traveling- Through Time and Space

This year, I have read seven books. Most of them were biographies, including Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sung King, and Marie Antoinette: The Journey, both by Antonia Fraser. I am currently reading David Starkey's Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne. While the Fraser biographies were well done (especially Marie Antoinette), I still find … Continue reading Traveling- Through Time and Space