London With Family

Image credit: Angharad Peacock

London With Family

I headed into London at around 8:30 this morning. I walked from near the Bank Underground Station (I got a bus) towards the river. Along the way I saw a pub which was named Hung, Drawn, and Quartered. What a lovely name.

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Hung, Drawn, and Quartered

I went to The Kitchen @ Tower for breakfast. It was extremely delicious.

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Om nom nom

I had a wander around. I was going to walk along the northside of the Thames, but the path was blocked at one point. I took this panorama during that short portion of my walk:

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Yet another Thames panorama

This is the route I ended up taking. Clearly I was just walking without a plan, just going towards whatever looked to be most interesting:

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My Route

I saw the “walkie-talkie” building, which I quite like the look of:

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Walkie-talkie building

At some point I met up with Uncle Richard, Auntie Philippa, Angharad, and Bronwen. We ate lunch at Pizza Express where I had a seriously delicious salad.

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After lunch we had a little walk towards St. Paul’s Cathedral.

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We were in a bus for most of this route

I saw another great name for a restaurant:

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I also saw a tall building in the middle of the street where people apparently live:

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The walk finished with a selfie in front of St. Paul’s Cathedral:

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Five happy faces

Next, Uncle Richard went to work and the girls and I got on a double decker bus towards Leicester Square.

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Photos taken from a double decker bus

Once at Leicester Square we walked around. There were a lot of tourists.

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On our walk we saw China Town:

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We also saw a guy with a bow at Piccadilly Circus and tried to copy the pose:

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Eros Statue Pictures

I saw another The Slug and Lettuce, this time I got a selfie with it:

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What an appetizing name

We reached Oxford Street:

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and stopped at Debenhams for a cheap drink (Angharad gets a massive discount):

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Debenhams

While at Debenhams I saw a strange looking mannequin.

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Where's my face????

Bronwen and I tried out a dinner table:

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Where's my supper????

Next, we went to Hyde Park to ride Boris Bikes.

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This bike is mine
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Selfie while riding a Boris Bike
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Youie while riding a Boris Bike

I got quite a good shot of the London Eye from the park:

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Not actually the London Eye

I mapped our bike path:

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Bronwen took some great photos towards the end.

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Bronwen's Boris Bike Selfies

After our hard exercising we went to McDonalds for a cold drink. I got a mocha smoothie thing:

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In the evening we went to see Memphis (The Musical).

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Outside the theatre
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Inside the theatre

The show was excellent, we all thoroughly enjoyed it.

After the show, we waited outside the stage door so that we could meet some famous people.

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Here’s some great selfies after the show:

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Selfies after Memphis; gonna miss these girls