The Thames Hotel
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... Harry, Andrew and Charles, along with Princess Anne, Camilla and Kate. Later on the balcony I saw Prince George too!
From there, we went to the Buckingham Palace Gift shop and Royal Mews where I got to see my new Granddaughter Isabella for the first time - she had just been born (14th NZ time) and Jacinta and I used Face time ! Ended up being a VERY special day!
From there John and I walked to Hyde park and had lunch and ...
... coffee, then headed back down to Earl's Court Road where I had a quick lunch, then caught the tube in to Piccadilly Circus.
Wow - this is London! Everything feels strangely familiar, as if I've been here before. Of course the streets are noisy, bustling and crowded, but the atmosphere is just fantastic! I must have heard dozens of languages as I wandered the streets.
Piccadilly Circus and ...
... for mummy.
About 6.30 I drag myself out of bed and manage to make myself presentable for dinner. We have invited our friends Angus and Bryony Kinnear (David went to school with Angus) and Troy and Lou Warfield (David played cricket with Troy) to join us for a special dinner at the Waterside. Both couples are long time friends and they have also helped out with 2 of our girls (Jac and Shell) when they were in the UK. The dinner starts with a magnum of ...
... around Heathrow catering to the needs
of the many visitors dropping down to Heathrow, whether temporarily for a
couple of hours or for a longer stay in London city. Generally a lot of people
are taking longer journeys and they have to stop over at Heathrow before they
can change their flight to their next destination. This stop over can be for a
couple of hours but worry not because Heathrow has a number of great places to
take care of the ...
... also frequented by Charles Dickens The original Globe was built for Shakespeare in 1599. But it was destroyed by fire in 1613. The Globe today is a recreation of the original based in drawings and accounts of the original. Its a wooden theatre, three stories high and no roof. We were on the second floor, and there were only three rows of wooden benches to sit on. Fortunately we could hire cushions. The circle in front of the stage had no seats and ...