Grandeur in the basement

On my way to the living chandelier, I was distracted by this exhibit in the basement by the tunnel entrance into the V&A (there is a tunnel from South Kensington Underground station to the museums on Exhibition Road, running underneath

Grandeur in the basement

On my way to the living chandelier, I was distracted by this exhibit in the basement by the tunnel entrance into the V&A (there is a tunnel from South Kensington Underground station to the museums on Exhibition Road, running underneath

Breathing light

One of the things I love about the museums in South Kensington is how they are funded.  Voluntary donations are suggested, there are membership programmes and exhibits are sponsored.  What this means is that you can visit without paying any

Breathing light

One of the things I love about the museums in South Kensington is how they are funded.  Voluntary donations are suggested, there are membership programmes and exhibits are sponsored.  What this means is that you can visit without paying any

St Thomas’s

Like many who visit Salisbury, my focus was on the cathedral.  However I did stop off at another church which is definitely worth a visit. The sign above does not disappoint!  Although I haven’t read Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure,

St Thomas’s

Like many who visit Salisbury, my focus was on the cathedral.  However I did stop off at another church which is definitely worth a visit. The sign above does not disappoint!  Although I haven’t read Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure,

Where the plants live

Some of the plants and many of the scientists at Kew Gardens spend at least some of their time inside.  Most of the pictures I shared in last week’s post were taken in doors.  Two of the principal plant-housing buildings

Where the plants live

Some of the plants and many of the scientists at Kew Gardens spend at least some of their time inside.  Most of the pictures I shared in last week’s post were taken in doors.  Two of the principal plant-housing buildings

Out of reach

As I mentioned last week, there is a botanical garden attached to the Kew research site, which is where the bees in the hive linked to The Hive go to eat.  However some of the most stunning plans aren’t that accessible

Out of reach

As I mentioned last week, there is a botanical garden attached to the Kew research site, which is where the bees in the hive linked to The Hive go to eat.  However some of the most stunning plans aren’t that accessible

Bees

Kew Gardens is a large scientific research site on the west side of London, which allows the general public to walk among and see some of the botanical research on site.  This year, an amazing installation reflecting some of the

Bees

Kew Gardens is a large scientific research site on the west side of London, which allows the general public to walk among and see some of the botanical research on site.  This year, an amazing installation reflecting some of the

LEUxembourg

The objective of this series is to document my visits to EU countries while the UK remains part of the EU.  So of course when I stumble across an EU institution on my travels, I need to visit it!  On

LEUxembourg

The objective of this series is to document my visits to EU countries while the UK remains part of the EU.  So of course when I stumble across an EU institution on my travels, I need to visit it!  On