Tag Archives: London

‘I’ve been there!’ Blog no 15-2017

‘I’ve been there’, is a phrase that we are all familiar with, we have all watched travel shows or documentaries and exclaimed, “I’ve been there!” At the movies the other day they showed the preview for the movie ‘Hampstead’. I … Continue reading

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Being Anxious

Sitting, waiting for Doug, I could not help laughing as I saw the Pharmacist dash up to the store just after 9 am. There were no customers waiting, just the sales assistants. They were laughing and giving him the ‘hurry … Continue reading

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Isn’t prayer just talking to God?

My mother related that she learned to pray, read and sew, in front the large stove in her grandmothers kitchen in London. (See icecreams page 6) Talking to God was part of her life from that time on. I remember … Continue reading

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New Year, new adventures, old joys.

It is ninety plus years since my mum sat on the doorstep of her grandmother’s shoe-shop eating her prized Ice cream rewards. Ever since that time our family has had a special thing for Ice-creams.(See ice-creams page 19)  All this … Continue reading

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More of Day four- Part 2 Afternoon Tea at the Palace.

54. More of Day Four- Part 2….Afternoon Tea at the Palace. For this Monarchist afternoon Tea at the Palace was a ‘must do’. As you can see I was very proud to be there. Once we had seen the Changing … Continue reading

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Greenwich – National Maritime Museum- Royal Palace, Royal Observatory and the Royal Navel College

Greenwich – National Maritime Museum- Royal Palace, Royal Observatory and the Royal Navel College.

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The open-top bus – St Paul’s Cathedral – Princess Diana

For those who have just started following my blogs our eldest daughter, Fiona invited Doug and I to go to London in September 2013 at their expense. The party would consist of Fiona, our Son-In-Law Shane, their three daughters, Brianna, … Continue reading

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Every picture tells a…………?

We flew into London at 5am on Sunday the 22nd of September, travel weary but full of anticipation. So after a bath and a quick power nap we were off down the road to the Earls Court underground station, about … Continue reading

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