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2000. I doubled back across to the
northern shore and walked up the riverbank.
This was quite a taxing journey, in that my feet were really
starting to become sore, and my gate was more or less coming to a snails
pace. I passed Black Friar’s
Bridge, which wasn’t black at all, but red in color. When I got near the Embankment Underground station, I was
nearly directly across the Thames from the London Eye. I headed up ...
... a little nervous about travelling by myself. I have had a lot of hints and wise tips given to me by learned jet setters, but it still doesn't quieten the anxiety. I have gone to WH Smith and waterstones to take photos of various pages from lonely planet and rough guide travel books (the books are so pricey!). Tripadvisor has also been consulted. I am sure that once I am on my way the butterflies will settle down. But to be honest the excitement still trumps the nerves!
... talking, talking, talking. After Sally had to leave in the afternoon for another engagement I got caught unsupervised in some shops and ended up with two skirts as my token purchase from London. Michelle, Alphonse and I then went for an amazing Japanese Dinner for my last evening in London before flying out to Nice.
It was an early night home so that I could finish packing and get ready to leave at ungodly o'clock to be at Gatwick Airport by 10am on Sunday Morning........
Jerry's had a mild but annoying infection since we arrived in Boston, and after talking to his Berkeley doctor from Boston, getting a prescription called in, but having the thing hang on, he decided that today--his birthday and one he had specifically planned to spend at Kew Gardens-was the day to get some local medical advice, meaning medical attention in the English system, about which we know nothing.
I called A Place Like Home, the agency we've ...
... weeks at home before going to work! Plus, its PAID. Magic words to both my parents and me. Actually starting to feel like a real person! I am living in a foreign country right now, and I am living in a different city with JOB this summer. So exciting.
My poor Dad might not be so excited...the little baby girl is going away. I'll be referred to as Baby Grace for the 5 weeks that I am at home. Sorry, Dad! I love you! I'll be home for a good bit of time. ...
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