June 23, 2017

The Brontes and Haworth, UK.

Haworth, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom ( population about 6000) located about 212 miles north of London and about 60 miles north east of Manchester […]
June 19, 2017

Chatsworth House Part 3- The Kennedy Connection

So now we come to the third and final installment commemorating my visit to Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England and it’s connection with the famous American Kennedy […]
June 19, 2017

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England Part 2 The grounds.

After the formality and grandeur of Chatsworth House itself, the gardens offer an open space of over 100 acres which is available to the public for […]
April 1, 2017

Excitement to come in April, May and June 2017

Hello to all of my followers who might have been wondering what happened to Aroundtheglobewithdrron.com in the past few months.  Suffice it to say that I […]
February 7, 2016

JMW Turner and Petworth Part 2

George O’Brien Wyndham, the 3rd Earl of Egremont (1751-1837) was among other things, one of Joseph Mallord William Turner’s greatest collectors and benefactors as well as […]
February 5, 2016

JMW Turner and Petworth House, England.

The recent movie about the early 19th century English painter JMW Turner and his association with Petworth House, the home of the Earl of Egremont, led […]
January 15, 2016

Sightseeing London

Perhaps most people, at least from the USA, might not think of January as a time to go sightseeing in London, especially the one depicted in […]