Boston Manor Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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... was a tour, with personal audio, of St.Paul's Cathedral. Oh how magnificent, thanks to designer Sir Christopher Wren who built it to replace the one destroyed in the Great Fire of London. Unfortunately photography wasn't permitted, but then they wouldn't do justice. I climbed the 257 steps up into the dome into the Whispering Gallery, which was being tested out by so many people I don't think it was proven today.
I wondered if I was game to do another 115 ...
... outside the centre of the city, but it was the only hotel that was (somewhat) within our budget. Of course, we arrived to a 24 hour Tube strike, but that wasn't going to stop us.
So, this morning, we boarded a bus and drove to Oxford Circus, our first stop being the British Museum. But, we had to stop at Hamley's, the toy store, first. Once again, I had three children. The staff there were demonstrating all kinds ...
... then at about
10.30pm we headed by bus to Buckingham Palace to see the
we found a good spot where we could see the London Eye in a gap between
the trees.....it was a wonderful experience to see the new year in
there....there were a lot of people around us....but it was all fairly
orderly....I kept looking back at the Palace in the hope of seeing a curtain move or better still Queen Elizabeth...but
... the gallery. I was surprised at how sparsely some of the works were exhibited. It made our viewing quite quick. We lingered in the surrealist and cubist rooms, but still, we were through rather quickly.
This meant we had time to go to the doctor we had been told about in the morning. This was my first taste of the NHS, and I was really impressed. It’s even free for foreigners! We had to wait nearly an hour to see ...
... me. And it's certainly taken its toll. It's made me realise just how much confidence Ive lost in the past 5 years. How little self believe I have left. Mayen this mid life crisis trip will show me that it's just my mind playing tricks and that I'm not the broken toy I believe myself to be. They say life begins at 40, let's hope I have turned a corner and have opened up a door to a new world of wonder and experiences and will meet ...