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  • London revisited: The daughter's side of the story

    London revisited: The daughter's side of the story
    So here's what happens. My dad asks if I want to go to London with him, and I say, "Sure, chap, totally," and before I know it, I'm walking down this London street, Gloucester, which is pronounced Glowster for some reason. Like my dad, this whole...
  • Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled

    Amy Winehouse, dead at 27: One acclaimed album, great promise left unfulfilled
    Amy Winehouse, who was found dead Saturday at her home in London, left behind a small body of celebrated work and immeasurable unfulfilled promise. She was 27. Authorities were investigating the cause of the British singer’s death. But, sadly, it...
  • Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee, and all that

    Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee, and all that
    The first Queen Elizabeth was standing under an English oak tree when she learned that she had become queen. The second Elizabeth was high up in a mgumu tree in Kenya when she became queen, at the moment her father, King George VI, died in his sleep more...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • Improved search systems include European railroads, premium economy

    Now that high-speed trains have taken over so much of European short-haul travel, adding rail options to an airfare search system seems like a no-brainer. Ditto allowing for a preference for "premium economy" in a fare search. Surprisingly, only a few...
  • Baggage and blessings

    Baggage and blessings
    It was the song "Greensleeves" that drew Shirley Dempsey-Kahn into the Goodwill store that December morning. It reminded her of her first trip to London as a child, with her father, a naval officer, and her mother. She would be returning in January,...
  • Peninsula rower helps Virginia club qualify for prestigious Henley

    Peninsula rower helps Virginia club qualify for prestigious Henley
    Scott Stuard was first exposed to rowing during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Looks pretty cool, he thought of the televised images. He had no idea. No idea that a year later he would become a rower. No idea that his muscles and mind could endure such...
  • For London's Olympics, the proof is in the view from Pudding Mill Lane

    For London's Olympics, the proof is in the view from Pudding Mill Lane
    LONDON – One of the more entertaining ways to pass time on this city’s extensive public transport system is to search the transit map for station names so whimsically quaint they would fit nicely into a Monty Python sketch. Just for laughs,...
  • The Monkees' Davy Jones dead at 66

    The Monkees' Davy Jones dead at 66
    Davy Jones, whose charming grin and British accent won the hearts of millions of fans on the 1960s television series "The Monkees," died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack, according to a law enforcement source in Martin County, Florida. He was 66....
  • It's not that Cutler cursed Martz, it's what took him so long?

    Look, Jay Cutler wouldn’t have to use naughty words if offensive coordinator Mike Martz would simply call the game plan Cutler told him to call. Cutler didn’t deny he F-bombed Martz in Sunday night’s game, nor did he have any regrets...
  • Sherlock Holmes in a skirt

    Sherlock Holmes in a skirt
    When Tasha Alexander strolls the streets of Chicago, she doesn't much see Wrigley Field or the Chicago River or Logan Square. Or Honda Civics. She sees St. Paul's Cathedral and the River Thames and Belgrave Square and hansom cabs. Alexander's...