Carlisle

Things I’ll miss, Part II

Jun 10, 2010 | Posted by in Carlisle, friends | 0

Some more things I’ll miss about England … 11. the City Centre – I love how Carlisle (and most other towns) has a pedestrian shopping area with all kinds of little back alleys with shops and entertainment on weekends. It really is the hub of the city and a lot of fun. And great oldRead more …

Things I’ll miss, Part I

Jun 4, 2010 | Posted by in architecture, Carlisle, travel | 5

Hard to believe that in one month I’ll be returning to the US of A. I’m anxious to come back, and in a while I’ll post some things I’m excited for. But before that, I wanted to post things that I will miss about the UK. I’m sure some of this I won’t even realizeRead more …

Companies: American or not?

Mar 29, 2010 | Posted by in Carlisle, oddities | 1

One thing that’s surprised me as I’ve been in the UK is the number of companies that I’ve always assumed were American but are not. I think this just goes to show how ethnocentric we can be. Take a look at this list and tell me if you are surprised or have known it forRead more …

The Worship Experiment, Week 16

Mar 25, 2010 | Posted by in architecture, Carlisle, worship, worship experiment | 0

Carlisle Cathedral 21 March, 10:30am I attended the Cathedral’s weekly Service of Holy Communion. The service is thoroughly Anglican and high-church, but from what I understand, and unusually, this church is evangelical. The choir consists of all men and boys, similar to other high churches, and they sing the Litany, Psalm of the day, congregationalRead more …