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Today started out like any other day that starts at 2:00pm! Perhaps the jetlag actually hit me even though I was insisting I was fine. Nothing says adventure like taking the train to the bus to a taxi to get somewhere and then the tube to the train to get back! 179 more words


London time

London time no better illustrated by the image of Big Ben in the Clock Tower in the Palace of Westminster and now called the Elizabeth Tower.  106 more words


First London Visit

Despite traveling to the London airports several times in the past 9 months, our first day spent in London wasn’t until our guests were here a couple of weeks ago. 827 more words


Snaps from a day out in London

I’m lucky enough that London is only a 45 minute direct train journey from home for me, and not too expensive to get to with my trusty student railcard. 193 more words

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Edie's poem

My 7 year old niece came to visit.  We took her to the Natural History Museum.  Edie met her forefather, Neanderthal Jones and she shook the three-fingered hand of Tyrannosaurus Rex and she danced the do-si-do with Allosaurus and she swam alongside a sei whale, who combed her hair with his fine baleen. 211 more words


Walking Along South Bank

As you know from my Night Walk and St. James’s Park posts, one of my favorite things to do in London is to walk around. Often the best way to get to know a city is by wandering around without a plan! 420 more words