- The Tower of London became home to the The Royal Menagerie in the year 1251 when Henry III received a Polar Bear as a gift from Norway, He was a huge attraction and would go swimming in the Thames (the Polar Bear, not Henry III).
- It was here, just behind those two upstairs windows that Elizabeth Culliford Dickens gave birth to a Charles John Huffam Dickens on February He went on to become one of the greatest writers of all time.
11/4/12 - This is La Rochelle, didn't know what to expect from this town before we arrived, but I can honestly say that its beautiful here, such a lovely place, the people are nice, the architecture is amazing and the food (crepes) was nice. I loved it here and could stay here a lot longer.
Day 664 - Chipping Door - 23/10/12 - I took a short visit to Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds recently, it is a beautiful village full of history and lovely tea rooms, this door was on Sheep street. www.highestpoints.co.uk
- While wandering around the church grounds in Chipping Campden I discovered these really cool paths between the treen, it was actually quite spooky with the gravestones dotted around and not a person in sight.