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Travel Blogs from Chelmsford
... before meeting one of Emma's best friends, Lydia, who she was at Cambridge with. Lydia now works at the Royal College of Music so after lunch she gave us a quick tour of some of the artefacts and paintings held in the colleges museum - that was pretty cool! We spend the rest of the day in the Victoria and Albert museum and the natural history museum where we saw one particularly interesting exhibitions on a million year history of ...
... are not to my liking. Never mind, they probably would have been out of my desired price range! Teddy found some lovely Christmas ornaments, so we left carrying an exclusive Liberty shopping bag, and headed towards a fabric shop in Soho which she wanted to visit. A small shop, it had rolls of very dressy fabric, a couple of tartans that we were both considering, and some dyed leather pieces, one of which caught my eye for making book covers. Even so, we ...
Ah. Today I continued on the Fletcher streak.
Well it ended that way. But before that, I decided it was time to see London as a tourist.
When you work in a place, you forget it has so much to offer.
But today, I remembered. I went to see the changing of the Guard ...
... been local underground loos - into another world.
It's hard to imagine how so many people, and many were important people, lived an underground life manning phones, Morse code machines, maps with their battle ships or battle fronts as well as eating sleeping on the job and working mainly 16 hour days. We saw Winston's bedroom, his wife's bedroom down the corridor as his room was also used for briefing if he was in bed. A narrow kitchen and ...
... t just block the whole section and save everyone a massive headache???? Someone should be fired. Naturally, there was not an exit anywhere in the entire stretch. I did get off at the very first opportunity--I was not risking there being a third (or fourth or fifth) stretch of the same--and came home down the back roads. Finally made it about 12:15, but safe and sound, and didn't have to get up for work in the morning!
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Belsteads Farm Lane, Chelmsford | Hotelfrom $165