June 22, 2019 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

It’s interesting how very old buildings smell. You might experience scent memory just from reading that sentence, and if you didn’t, I’m a bit sorry for you. First morning of summer, morning spent in Lord in the Attic Museum (lots of photos attached) in Amsterdam (only remaining “house church” from the days when Catholics andContinue reading “June 22, 2019 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands”

June 21, 2019 – Aalsmeer, The Netherlands

My AirBnB in Aalsmeer…very peaceful and lovely. Forgot to take photos on the train from London to Amsterdam, since I had a great conversation with a lady from London the whole way. She’s an environmental engineer and has traveled and lived just about everywhere, it seems…figuring out the train+bus ride to Aalsmeer was, uh, anContinue reading “June 21, 2019 – Aalsmeer, The Netherlands”

June 19, 2019 – London

Sitting in a pub in Earl’s Court reading a book by Orwell, working on my second pint, having just finished the special of the evening, friend mackerels with horseradish sauce, mashed potatoes, and greens…. a just-right rainy summer evening in London. My tiny and old but clean and affordable hotel room in Earl’s Court. IContinue reading “June 19, 2019 – London”