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Jan 4, 2001 - 1974 June 22 - ENGLAND - Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

After the Pinske-Michael wedding, I took a walk around Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Kensington Palace is not actually in Kensington. It is in the Westminster parish of St. Margaret. Almost the whole of the gardens are in Westminster; the rest is within the parochial area of Paddington.

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Jan 4, 2001 - 1974 June 22 - ENGLAND - Wedding of Mannfred Pinske and Eleni Michael

This morning I attended a most unusual wedding of church friends. Mannfred Pinske (German) and Eleni Michael (Greek) were married in the church. The ceremony was conducted in German, Greek and English! I doubt that I’ll ever attend another one like that.

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Jan 3, 2001 - 1974 March 16 - ENGLAND - London - Regent's Park Zoo

This was an exciting time for me. A few days ago I arrived in London, England on special assignment at Phillips Petroleum Company’s North Sea headquarters. My assignments included studies of their mailing, printing and purchasing functions for the purpose of identifying cost savings. My first outing was to Regent’s Park Zoo with Ed and Lavon Tolbert and Don, Nadean and Beth McGuire. The Tolberts had arrived at the same time as I, but the McGuires had been here nearly two years. We had a good time at the zoo.

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Nov 7, 1976 - London via the Lakes District

Left Glasgow about 8.30am for Ayr and drove round there and then through to Alloway to have a look at Robbie Burns cottage. Then to Amman where we stopped and cooked lunch by the river. Stopped in Carlisle at Uncle Jim's (Gallacher) but no-one home, so continued on. Made a worthwhile detour from the motorway through the Lakes District which was really lvoely. It got dark then so we stopped on the side of the road nd cooked what we'd bought in Windermere. And then drove almost to London. Stopped at the last service centre and slept the...

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