Jewish History in Europe (a personal view)

When I told Chris that the Esnoga was on my “must see” list for Amsterdam he enquired whether synagogues were replacing cathedrals in my sightseeing priorities. His curiosity must have been piqued … Continue Reading →

More pictures from Amsterdam

I know, I know, I should edit much more ruthlessly but I’ve enjoyed working on these pictures so much I’ve had to split them into two galleries.

Amsterdam (by rail)

The long awaited Eurostar connection from London to Amsterdam is purely virtual as it is still necessary to change onto the Thalys line at Bruxelles Midi but, now that one … Continue Reading →


The Channel Tunnel between England and France was completed in 1994 after what could be described as wait of more than one hundred years, since the matter had been under … Continue Reading →