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Travels with Mum, 1991

In 1991, a year after my father's death, my mother took me on my first trip to Europe. We flew to London and spent four weeks driving throughout England, Scotland and Wales, following my mother's itinerary, carefully planned to show me all her favourite places.

Arriving back in London, we flew to Paris for a three-day side trip. There we delighted in the city's famous sights and enjoyed excursions to Versailles and Fontainebleau, returning to England to complete our trip with a week in London, staying in a hotel near Hyde Park.

"My Mother", a poem; A Tribute to My Mother (April 2010).

These photos are scanned from old negatives of poor quality, this is a work in progress.

Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.
Durham, Northumberland
Durham, Northumberland
Mum and  tiny house, Ambleside, Cumbria, 1991
Mum and tiny house, Ambleside, Cumbria, 1991
Caernarvon Castle, Wales, .
Caernarvon Castle, Wales, .
Mum at Caernarvon Castle, Wales,
Mum at Caernarvon Castle, Wales,
Tintagel, Cornwall
Tintagel, Cornwall
The Bronte Parsonage, Haworth, Yorkshire
The Bronte Parsonage, Haworth, Yorkshire
Garden at Longleat. Oxfordshire
Garden at Longleat. Oxfordshire
Pet Cemetery, Longleat, Oxfordshire
Pet Cemetery, Longleat, Oxfordshire
Dining on The Champs Elysee, Paris
Dining on The Champs Elysee, Paris
Mum,  Arc de Triomphe, Paris
Mum, Arc de Triomphe, Paris
Outside L'Opera, Paris.
Outside L'Opera, Paris.
The Palace of Versailles, outside Paris.
The Palace of Versailles, outside Paris.
The Palace at Fontainebleau, outside Paris.
The Palace at Fontainebleau, outside Paris.
Houses of Parliament, London
Houses of Parliament, London
Harrods at dusk, London
Harrods at dusk, London
Harrods Food Hall, London
Harrods Food Hall, London
Harrods Food Hall, London
Harrods Food Hall, London
Mum, afternoon tea in Harrods Conservatory, London, 1991
Mum, afternoon tea in Harrods Conservatory, London, 1991
Half-timbered shops, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Half-timbered shops, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Paddling in the English Channel, Brighton
Paddling in the English Channel, Brighton
Mum at Brighton
Mum at Brighton
The Pavillion, George IV  Folly, Brighton
The Pavillion, George IV Folly, Brighton
Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Chester.
Chester.