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A summary of the last week and a half

Monday: In the afternoon Jane & I headed to the Tate Britain. If you're a fan of Turner this is THE place to be! Other greats hanging on the walls here are Constable, Whistler, William Blake and loads more.  In the Historic British Art section you can see: Tudor & Stuart Portraiture, portraiture from 1660 - 1800, Hogarth, Lawrence & Sargent, The Grand Manner, Nature & Landscape, Romantic Painting in Britain, Visionary Landscape II, New Sculpture, Pre-Raphaelites & Painters of the Ideal, Victorian Spectacle and the artists listed above! There are also Turner galleries and a Turner and Rothko Gallery! I have to say that it was getting to be quite a long day - LOADS of walking around, and I was getting tired, so didn't see as much as I would have liked (ie the whole place). But the great thing about the Tate Britain is that there is also no admission fee (except to specific exhibitions!). It is open daily from 10:00 - 17:50 with the last admission at 17:00. And