Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Windy City

I think London can steal that name from Chicago. It was so windy I could hardly walk. Serioulsy, I think I may have been moving backwards at one point. And it was raining. And dark. Beautiful London weather. But I came … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to the Weekend

I am quite excited about the upcoming weekend. There are no real plans, which hasn’t happened in about a month. The only “plans” (if that’s what you want to call it) are market run in the morning to prepare a big … Continue reading

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Brume-y Morning

Apparently, this is called “brume”. Which means foggy and cold. Well, I’m not really sure it means cold, but it should because it is very cold. But it definitely means foggy and soupy like this. It wasn’t the best motivator … Continue reading

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Covent Garden Christmas Festival

Last night was spent at Covent Garden for their tree lighting. It was so much fun! They had free mulled cider, which I’d never had but was really tasty. The London Gay Men’s Chorus performed during the tree lighting. It … Continue reading

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Regent Street has lit up!

A trip to Harrods to check out their Christmas decorations and the food halls (because I can’t resist going in them!) turned into a long walk up Regent Street to see their lights. First of all, Harrods was beautiful! The … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember

  Remember remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder, treason Should ever be forgot… This weekend, England celebrated Guy Fawkes Day. On this day in 1605, there was a failed attempt called the Gunpowder Plot … Continue reading

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The Little Engine that Couldn’t

This weekend, I learned just how much of a hassle the train can be if they are doing rail work. What should have been an hour train ride, turned into 2. And we had to make this journey twice in … Continue reading

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