• Remembering the Cream Reunion Concert as The Royal Albert Hall celebrates 150 years!

    Remembering the Cream Reunion Concert as The Royal Albert Hall celebrates 150 years!

    The one and only Royal Albert Hall has been home to more legendary moments in music history then the law allows. While the past year has been more than challenging for this iconic venue, the concert hall that borders London’s Hyde Park in South Kensington is nothing short of a national treasure….and, has been for 150 years! My first memory of attending a concert at Royal Albert Hall occurred some 15+ years ago in 2005 to see the Cream Reunion Concert as part of the filming for the PBS series Great Performances, 

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  • Oh, The (post COVID) Places You Will Go — it’s Leicester Square for me!

    Oh, The (post COVID) Places You Will Go — it’s Leicester Square for me!

    If you’re like me, you’ve probably spent countless hours wondering what the first thing is you will do or what the first place is you would like to travel to if and when we are all fortunate enough to return to some concept of normalcy following the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s getting together with friends, […]

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  • An official ‘Sanditon’ location guide as we wait (im)patiently for news of a 2nd series

    An official ‘Sanditon’ location guide as we wait (im)patiently for news of a 2nd series

    As the days, hours and minutes continue to slowly tick off with Sanditon-Nation awaiting word on whether or not we will return to the ‘finest resort on the south coast’, here are a few bits courtesy of PBS’ Masterpiece series that will, hopefully, pass the time and make the wait a bit easier even if it is an ever so slight diversion. While there is no news of a 2nd season just yet, word is things could be heating up in the days to come.

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  • Abbey Road Crosswalk finally gets a quick makeover during COVID-19 London lockdown

    Abbey Road Crosswalk finally gets a quick makeover during COVID-19 London lockdown

    Recently, a highway maintenance crew in London took advantage of the London lockdown due to COVID-19 and gave the iconic Abbey Road crosswalk in front of Abbey Road Studios a quick makeover. The original photo which gave the famed intersection its notoriety was taken on the morning on August 8, 1969, when the Beatles spent their time walking back and forth for a photoshoot for their ‘Abbey Road’ album cover.

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  • Happy Birthday, George Harrison — 25 February 1943

    Happy Birthday, George Harrison — 25 February 1943

    Sometimes known as ‘the quiet Beatle’, George Harrison would have been 77 years young today. The Liverpool-born musician, singer-songwriter, music and film producer and, oh yeah, lead guitarist of the Beatles passed away in November 2001 of lung cancer at the very young age of 58.  While most Beatles fans will immediately identify with songs written […]

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