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... the displacement of soil by worm movements.
We finished up our (over-)exciting day out with an "afternoon tea" in the lovely little cafe at the house - a sandwich each (quartered into triangles, of course), a pot of tea, and scones with jam and clotted cream (possibly the best thing the English ever invented).... all for only 7quid each!
Oh, and in case you were wondering why Down House is minus the ...
... century speedily gaining popularity ever since. To find out more check out: history.com/topics/halloween
The kids at work absolutely love Halloween so it was a good opportunity to get involved since we don't celebrate at home. We dressed up and I even carved a pumpkin! It was actually a lot easier than I thought it would be, although mine was pretty basic compared to some! There is a great website called 'Extreme Pumpkins' which ...
... the ages! The upstairs gallery also had an interesting set of exhibits on the body and medicine, with many artefacts from Henry Wellcome's personal collection. After that we split - Liz, the girls and Chris took a cab to Paddington, and thence home, whilst I travelled to Victoria by tube, and back to Haywards Heath (to retrieve the car), before taking in the Brighton v Plymouth match (a 4-0 victory!).
All in all, a very enjoyable long weekend!
... and they're changing the guard. We're sufficient Londoners now that we just plogh through the crowds with hardly a second look. I suppose I should have got some photos but I couldn't be bothered jockeying for position.
We bought some provisions at Sainsbury's in Victoria Street. Cheap! We dined like kings and bought a fair bit of chocolate as gifts for Sharon and Phil. Then we trained it backed to Sutton and bussed it to Banstead. We were there by about 2:30pm ...
... Then we headed off for the pub district...or at least tried. We had a map, but it was terrible. Then we asked a man on the street. Never ask an English person for directions. They generalize by saying things like "go that way aways" and "go all the way down." Plus they usually mumble, so even if they were specific, you couldn't understand anyway. So we followed some horrible directions, got more lost, asked a ...