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Saturday Morning in London and we've decided to take the London Big Red Bus tour.
29 pounds each for the 3 hour hop on, hop off bus tour and river cruise, valid for two days. This turns out to be a good thing, as it turns out, this is also London Pride weekend. We'll need the extra day to catch up.
Yes, half of central London is closed to traffic for the Gay Pride parade through to Trafalgar Square, or more accurately, the gay bars in Soho. ...
... so it's all good! - Big Ben is actually the name of the bell not the clock tower - where Westminter Abbey is used to be a foggy island where only thorns would grow - It used to be called Londinium before it was the city of London and that was where the Tower of London is now - Learned about how parliament first formed and overthrew the monarch - The Queen was in when we went to visit :) - We saw a horse and cart rehearsing for the trooping the colour later next ...
... each other again sometime soon!
Hmmm it was at this point that we really noticed that we had a very very very drunk Kristy with us... who probably was incapable of making it to the bus alone. So after another stop at McDonalds (third time..) and being only able to purchase fries (WTF right?) we walked Kristy all the way to her bus and then had to walk all the way back to our stop..
And then around 4am we got home- what a fantastic night!
... and procrastinating :) I came across this article that lists a shopping list for 10 pounds, and 7 meals for 2 people with some leftovers. So my flatmate and I are testing it out this week. We bought according to the listl on Sunday afternoon. It was a touch over 10 pounds, and given we already had some of the ingredients on the list it's not an accurate reflection of price, but none the less we're excited to see what kind of meals we can create on *10 pounds*. ...
... were really interesting, particularly given our trip to the Tank Museum (sorry Nick) the week before where we learnt about Churchill's involvement of the development of the tank. For those who are not aware, they were the secret headquarters from which Winston Churchill ran the war. There was also, as part of the complex, a very good Churchill museum. We were some of the last to leave and then ...
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New Dawn is a very well located .2 tube station can take you everywhere in London ...the rest is not important )))
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