Tag Archives: London

An 82 Year Old Wrong Finally Corrected

I have returned from my journey to London, which was for the ceremony to honor Louis Brennan, my first cousin four times removed. Without exaggerating, this was the best trip I have ever taken. I had been aware of the … Continue reading

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The Stars Were Aligned in London

I traveled to London for the ceremony to unveil the headstone of my distant cousin,  inventor Louis Brennan. Knowing that the event would be presided over by the Irish Prime Minister, known as the Taoiseach, and attended by the Castlebar … Continue reading

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Finding Dad’s Hotel

We arrived in London after an eight-hour flight from Atlanta. Neither my husband nor I had slept much, but that did not matter.  There was a lot to do on this particular trip—some sightseeing, some research, and the ceremony honoring … Continue reading

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Another Letter to Dad- London Trip

My research into Dad’s life has led to many daydreams of conversations I wish I could have with him . As I learn more, I have more questions to ask him or news to report. Dear Dad, I am going … Continue reading

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An Inventor and a Cosmonaut

My trip to London for the ceremony to posthumously honor my cousin, Louis Brennan, has been planned. I received the invitation last week as well as an email inviting my husband and I to visit the Gillingham Library outside London … Continue reading

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The Trip: First Stop London-December 1931

In keeping with my idea of the necessity of incorporating history into the understanding of our ancestor’s story, I decided to research what London was like in December 1931.  This was the first stop on Dad’s journey. I had visited … Continue reading

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