Simone and Jeremy go to Europe

November 17-26, 2006

Diary of the Trip

Day One- In Richmond with the Wetherfield-Schlesingers


Alison takes us to the Bed & Breakfast through the Secret Garden


Playing Spite & Malice with Ben, Noah and Alison


Dan and Ben Schelsinger


Day Two- In Liphook with Nick and Tracey Hancock


Tracey and Jamie Hancock


Boris Karloff's house in the haunted village


Nick Hancock on an English country road


With Jamie and Emily Hancock in The Three Horseshoes country pub


Days Three, Four and Five-London


Diamonds are a girl's best friend


Conferring in the Bank of England Museum


Fox and Pitt square off in the Bank of England Museum


Queen's Horse Guards


Simone and Miles Halford at the National Theater


Great Aunt Irene and Cousin George Godar


Our cousins the Lamberts and the Godars


Our cousins, the Lamberts


Minding the gap


Shocked by concept art at the Sigmund Freud Museum


St. James Park at dusk


With Florence, Sarah Halford's daughter

With Miles Halford outside the Tate


With Rosemary Halford outside the Tate


Day Six- Cambridge


Platform 9 3/4 at King's Cross


Respect for Authority at the Trinity College Great Court

(Simone was actually looking to recreate this picture of Debby visiting me in Cambridge 23 years ago)


The Trinity Hall (my college) Medieval Library


With Karen at the St. John's Bridge of Sighs


With Karen on the Sir Isaac Newton-designed Queen's College Mathematical Bridge


Day Six- Thanksgiving with the Halfords


A wonderful Thanksgiving dinner at the Halfords (with cousins Nick Lambert and Sarah Godar)


Rosemary dishes out the delicious stuffing


Days Seven and Eight- Paris


Scrambling to the hotel on the Ile St. Louis from Cite in the rain


Simone on the Seine


Purse shopping on the Champs Elysee


With Nischa


In the mirrored elevator