PEARLS at the VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

My Great Aunt Edith gave me a string of pearls when I was nine.  I was transfixed by their subtle gleam but not allowed to wear them until I was older.  When nothing else quite cuts…

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LONDON’S ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE

Hidden deep below the Guildhall Art Gallery are the remains of London’s Roman Amphitheatre.  Even more exciting is that you can visit for FREE. Back in AD70 work began on constructing a wooden arena, then…

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