Archive for the 'History' Category

The big boat (Cutty Sark) in Greenwich closes for two years

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

I used to live in Greenwich but never once did I go in the Cutty Sark—that big boat/tea clipper down near the Thames.. I think it was £10 or something ridiculous for admission. Aren’t all museums supposed to be free in London? Cutty Sark closes for restoration [BBC News] Technorati Tags: cutty sark, london, london […]

History: Royal Greenwich

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

GMT anyone? The Prime Meridian runs through Greenwich and I’m a bit partial to this neighborhood in South East London because I used to live there. It’s simply beautiful and full of history. Henry VIII used to have his dog kennels here and Henry VI built a palace, which is now long gone. If you […]