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We left Nottingham mid-afternoon after a mad morning of trying get our stuff together - you never have enough time!
We headed to the pub to catch up with a friend we had met on a previous trip to Munich for Oktoberfest. After a very swift pint or two we headed for the airport to board our overnight flight to St Petersburg where our Trans Mongolian Journey would begin.
I was frantically trying to write thank you cards to post before leaving UK soil ...
... Road zebra crossing - a lifelong goal!), went back to Westminster to a pub I'd seen earlier on the promenade just beside the Eye (more of a tourist-driven dressed up "authentic" English pub than an actual authentic English pub, I suspect, but if I can't tell the difference, so what?), ordered bangers and mash and JD and coke - both were delicious. On my way home, I contacted Mike to see if he wanted to watch me cross the Beatles crossing on the live cam they have set up there - ...
... AMAZING! The music and singing was sensational and the story was well written but kind of sad at the same time!
Seriously can't believe how many hits they had- Sherry, Walk like a Man, Big Girls Don't Cry, Dawn - Go Away, Rag Doll, Bye Bye Baby, Working my way back to you and Can't take my eyes off of you... that's to just name a few!
Great, great night!
... a good day!
We had homemade lemonade and took selfies with 'effin swans' and basically created a whole day that no one except us is ever going to understand!.
I bet they can't put that in a guide book!
Lisa xo ...
... the paintings one of a kind. They are a perfect metaphor for life - chaotic, messy and random.
Continuing our tour along the Thames we passed by Shakespeare's Globe and the Golden Hinde, before stopping at a big outdoor market to fuel up on some delicious Hog Roast sandwiches. It was a nice way to introduce Liam to some local British cuisine. Hog Roast is one of my favorite British foods, and by adding spinach and rosemary and putting it on a chiabatta bun it gave the ...