San Domenico House
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... s room - they are all very different with great beams that can clock you if you don't stoop and multiple little alcoves and extra spaces. Ours is fine except the shower has a beam bisecting the ceiling between a flat section and a sloped section. I hold onto the beam to turn around in the shower and must bend over to avoid hitting my head. Surprisingly the shower head is set up at the ceiling height (which is a good height for me) but can't rotate any further upward to project ...
... the day without any fanfare. But with less than an hour before the work day was over, I was surprised with food and cake and flowers and was sung to…it was really sweet, especially since I hadn’t been there for very long.
After work, I headed to Covent Garden and had a birthday dinner with my friends that I had accumulated since being here; Marie, my Australian friend, Kristal, a Canadian friend, Ime, a Londoner who I met through ...
... money which was cheaper for me to do based on the rate even though we went aussie dollar for pound when researching it. I think we ended up with $100 USD more by me doing it, which is a lot!
I also went to a Lates event at the Science Musuem with my Canadian friends Kristal and Rea and a few others. It was basically an event that happens at many museums each month and there is alcohol and some food available, and special exhibits and so forth. It ...
... which means plain, black coffee) and a sampler of two of their tarts which were very good. I asked for a refill on my coffee and the waitress' reaction was a little odd. Sure enough, when the bill came I was charged full price for my refill, $6.56. Have I mentioned that if you make the mistake of not asking for tap water they bring you a bottle of water ranging from $3.28 to $4.10? London is ridiculously expensive.
After waiting in a long queue for ...
... to head out. I wasn’t doing too well so a slow stroll to St Paul’s Cathedral was all we would do today.
The walk began in Borough markets where lunch was bought. Ro and Lachy enjoyed two of the largest sausage rolls we’ve ever seen. Then we wandered on past Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and across Millennium Bridge. It was very windy and cold so we were all pleased to take shelter in the cathedral at the other side of the bridge.
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