London, Day 2

17 June, 2018
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As I fly backwards at 100 mph on the Virgin 10:20 to Manchester, listening to Revolver¬†on my headphones, I reflect back on the last two days in London, and indeed, the last six days I’ve been on this odyssey. Would …

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London, Day 1

16 June, 2018
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The last time I was in England was 1976. It really has been great to return and experience the London sights as a grown-up. I left Liverpool in a frenzy of uncertainty because of the construction that closed Lime Street …

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Liverpool, Day 3

14 June, 2018
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Holy cats, what a crazy three days. I loved every minute of it. Well, almost every minute; I was just OK with sitting in the laundromat for an hour and a half. And, fellow Americans,¬†this is a Liverpool “launderette.” Microscopic, …

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Liverpool, Day 2

13 June, 2018
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Man…a weird, emotional day. I loved every second. Today I stood in several places that were heretofore just part of my imagination. I can’t count how many times over the last 50 years I’d wondered where these guys lived, how …

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Liverpool, Day 1

12 June, 2018
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Well here we are, in Jolly Olde. I think I may have overstated my worry about overseas travel, as I have received many congratulatory messages on social media for making it here alive — for “surviving.” hahaha OK, probably my …

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