We talked last time about going on assignment to England back in 1985. We were traveling with former U.S. Postmaster General Wynton “Red” Blount and his wife, Carolyn, documenting their role in moving the Alabama Shakespeare Festival from Anniston to Montgomery. All it took was a dream and a $20-million donation from the Blounts to make the dream come true.
This account of the trip will be a little more lighthearted ... starting with the man in the row in front me and WSFA photographer Bill Schaum. The guy had a few cocktails before our plane lifted off for London. Later, Bill and I thought it would be good to sleep a few hours on the plane to soften the impact of jet lag when we land and get to our hotel room.