Knights, Ambulances, and Caravaggio

The Museum of the Order of St. John   Located in their former English headquarters and one of London’s ancient gateways is the Museum of the Order of St. John. The gate is of course called St. John’s Gate!  The Order was founded during the crusades and used to run the largest hospital in Europe.… Read More Knights, Ambulances, and Caravaggio

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Beautiful and empty Whiteleys! The former #harrods and…

Beautiful and empty Whiteleys! The former #harrods and #selfridges rival is a gorgeous old shopping center on #queensway. In fact, it was London’s first department store! Sadly, it has not been able to keep up with its competitors. This is the place #elizadoolittle was sent in the #georgebernardshaw play #pygmalion. Today, it is a great… Read More Beautiful and empty Whiteleys! The former #harrods and…