Lord Strathcona in the Last Spike mural at Craigellachie, by Jill Browne. The mural is based on the famous photograph of the event

Canada in Westminster Abbey: Railways

There’s more of Canada in Westminster Abbey than we might think. Engineers and builders of Canada in Westminster Abbey Any visit to Westminster Abbey is a walk through an architectural and historical treasure. The building itself is astounding, so beautiful. The stone columns and gravity-defying ceiling look both delicate and super-strong. And then there are Continue reading

Westminster Abbey, home of every coronation since 1066

6 Places the Queen would show you on a tour

Imagine if Her Majesty the Queen was your London tour guide. The Queen was born in 1926, and for a 90-year-old lady, she’s in remarkably good shape. However, we will keep this first tour to just a few places and pick up more in future. This really is an imaginary tour. You’ll find that three Continue reading