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... tour of the city. It is a beautiful old city that was occupied by the Germans in WW1. It did not sustain as much damage in the war as other nearby places and is beautifully preserved. We had a lovely lunch of crepes in a French cafe in the Main Street. (Had a beverage with ...
... two and, using Google maps, weaved our way through heavy traffic to Great Ormond street. It was so much fun, we both loved it. They call them Boris bikes here, named after the mayor when they were introduced. Emily was sitting up in bed with her drip attached and happily drawing, eating chocolate and watching telly. It's a great hospital, very clean and bright with lovely nurses, but oh so sad to see all the very ill children, I think I would have a great deal of trouble working ...
... than we expected. We even got to go into a wizard shop, where I tried real butterbeer. We drove over and got to see Anne Hathaway's (Shakespeare's wife) cottage, then off to the Cotswolds. I loved the Cotswolds! First off, they were gorgeous, and second, it was the least populated place we've been. After having a nice lunch in a local pub, we drove around the Cotswolds for about ...
It feels awfully strange to say
that I have officially arrived in England, home of the Queen, William
Shakespeare and Harry Potter (plus more). As I reflect upon the past couple of
days it seems somewhat fictional, leaving Tasmania held mixed emotions, it was
the beginning of an adventure, but also the end of eighteen years having a
safety net right there. As we said goodbye to our home it felt surreal until we
... enjoyed that either.
After the customs interrogation I exited the airport looking for my first adventure- the Tube.
The adventure was cheap and allowed me the cultural experience of listening in on inane, foreign conversations-- but it cost me over two hours of time. Seriously, that's how long it takes to ride the Piccadilly line from Heathrow airport to Covent Garden (which is really more of a high end shopping ...