Sculpture of Queen Victoria at Kensington Palace

Video Quiz: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada’s most English city

I’ve wanted to look around Victoria, B.C. for London Heritage Hotspots for a while now. Today I got my chance. Victoria is on the south end of Vancouver Island, off the west coast of Canada and close to the American border. It’s Canada’s most English city, or at least, it’s a Canadian version of what Continue reading

General Wolfe window at St. Alfege Church, Greenwich (Courtesy of St. Alfege)

Rare chance to see General James Wolfe’s family vault in Greenwich

St. Alfege Church in Greenwich is offering to show visitors the church crypt, which holds General James Wolfe’s family vault, on Easter Saturday the 15th of April 2017 between 10 am and 5 pm. This is a rare chance to visit the crypt of the historic church. (I emphasized Saturday on purpose.) Details are below. I wouldn’t Continue reading