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... that it later days. Today is about the Packers. I need to watch the game so set-out to find a bar that has it on. I can't find one. Finally, I come across the Empire Casino, a branch of Caesar's entertainment, that has a sign indicating they play all sports. Based on my past success with Caesar's establishments, I figure it is worth a shot. Walk in and there's a big screen showing the game, and we just scored a TD, excellent. Spend the game at the bar, ...
... to The Eye precinct, there was a Hawker's market but we were a little late but snuck in entree there. Then we discovered a groovy asian Dim Sum place called 'Ping Pong' - YUM and very groovy. We ate quickly and then took out reliable Tube back home.....Harry, Chloe and I even managed to have races back to the apartment (don't know quite where the burst of energy came from) ! I don't think I can squeeze another word on the page......and I'm done. Bye!
... and what the universe is up to
Ok, I know I could probably change a setting somewhere to fix this, but to be honest the phone terrifies me and I'm scared I'll do something annoying to it and it will stop working altogether. The last thing I need in America is a sulky or non functioning mobile phone.
Anyway I shall just have to put up with it and get Simon to reverse the polarity of the neutron flow when I get home.
Sorry Simon. Love you ...
Today was all about the royals! We made it to Buckingham Palace just in time for the changing of the guard. There were sooooooo many people waiting to see this massive non-event. The whole thing included marching bands, people with guns, guys with swords people on horses...The highlight would have to be that the band played the Austin Powers theme song! Also, the ...
... the drawing came & went, & we didn't win. The winners that did win turned out to be all those last minute entries. GRRR! Disappointed, we left.
We headed to Hyde Park, which we'd skipped on our first day. We passed through some gardens & meadows where couples were picnicking & kids were running around. We approached a long, slender lake full of geese & paddle boats. People rode by on roller blades (they still use those!?).
We made ...
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