The LMA was super; one of the librarians helped me find stuff, including a registry book of unpublished London diaries. And one of those diaries was at the British Library!
I didn't take many pictures at the library, but here's one I took while having my tea as the line formed outside in the rain to go in.
I found lots and lots to read and work on at the BL, met another scholar who was friendly and nice, which made the place less daunting.
The problem was, I basically sat and read most of four days, with little exercise and no stretching. My hotel room as tiny, and the bed canoe like, and voila, my back got very sore.
So I've been dealing with that. It's much much better now. I'm sitting down and not hurting much right at this moment, which is a huge improvement.
Last week, we did a trip to Leicester. So good!
The obvious thing for me to do in Leicester is to visit Richard III. I started at the Discovery Center, which was really well laid-out and presented. I learned about the Wars of the Roses, and enjoyed it a lot. Below is a memorial stone, and below that, an explanation of it.