Category Archives: London

A wooden spoon …

… from Buckingham Palace – a present which leads me to a couple of thoughts …      … who thinks this will make a great souvenir? Obviously people are buying them, that’s why there is now one at my place … Continue reading

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A visit to the Tower …

… one day in September we went to the Tower for an explore. We had heard about the poppies, we wanted to see them but mostly I’d never been to the Tower and it was on Em’s list. We pooped … Continue reading

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A trip to the Library …

… living next door I couldn’t resist a visit to the British Library. The exhibition in question Terror and Wonder The Gothic Imagination. It kept me enthralled enough for a couple of hours, wandering, reading and viewing. Worth a visit, … Continue reading

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A tour of The Globe

A couple of years ago on a hot summer night my friends and I went to a play at The Globe, standing in the Yard, an experience that is for sure! This visit we did a tour, which I thoroughly … Continue reading

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An afternoon tea …

… we went to The Orangery in Kensington Gardens for afternoon tea, a nice way to spend an afternoon, then we sat amongst the arbours reading. Holidays are grand!

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So last Friday night …

… we went out to dinner with my lovely cousin Steve and his wife Kelly. They came down to Notting Hill and we wandered, ending up in the Ladbroke Arms (a good suggestion we received earlier in the week). And … Continue reading

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A visit to the Abbey …

… with a stranger approaching us as we left to point out we were standing on the spot where they come into the Abbey to get married and stuff!

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Big Ben is grand …

… no matter how often you have seen it.

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Mexican Street Food …

… you are ours! Headed back to Recipese last night for our second cooking lesson. It was great fun, easy and delicious. The chicken is something to definitely try at home, rubbed in spices, seared til dark in pot, add … Continue reading

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If we lie really still …

… Okay fellas if we lie really still no one will notice us …. be very, very quiet … Harrods is a nice place to lie about, don’t muck it up by making a scene!

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