We arrived home feeling tired last night to a broken lift and nine flights of stairs, 10 if you count going up to the upper level of our apartment. We are staying home for the morning and hope that by the time we go out this afternoon the lift will have been repaired. Stephen's research … Continue reading South Bank and Covent Garden
We went and did some shopping on Thursday afternoon. We needed a plastic holder for our parking permit for when we bring the hire car here overnight, plus some other stuff. I bought a couple of cheap jumpers and a a pair of track pants from Primark as I have been finding I need more … Continue reading Visiting ‘The Limes’ and Tate Britain
We have paid 30 GBP for a two for one pass covering the rest of our stay in England. This means that we can have transport options, such as a day trav el pass in London a bit more cheaply. Stephen found that we could take advantage of the pass to access river cruises up … Continue reading A day out: London from a different perspective
We are missing the banquets from our time in China. When we were preparing vegetables for our crock pot this morning we had something of the feeling of being in China with colourful food - celery, onion, capsicum, potatos and sweet potatos. I put a touch of hot chilli powder in as well. One of … Continue reading Rain and Thunder on Tuesday
Imagine if this was what you saw from your house? The country home of Churchill and his family includes this view. Continuing our Churchill immersion experience, we caught a couple of buses to visit this old house and gardens. Yesterday we had a lively Facetime session with Matt. He demonstrated his great reversing switch. Placed … Continue reading Sunday Roasts and a Visit to Chartwell on the Monday ‘bank holiday’
The featured image is a view from our balcony on Tuesday evening when it was fine and sunny. I started out feeling really ill yesterday, likely a combination of jet lag and the cold. Stephen still has a cold, yet started about five days before me, so I'm feeling it is likely to continue. After … Continue reading Was it the McVitie’s?
I've made a little slideshow of some of the photos from our outing on Sunday. This morning we woke up fairly early. We have some leftover food from other people who have stayed here, but none recent enough to leave us some milk. We went out for breakfast and had to wait until 8.00 a.m. … Continue reading Visit to a Chonqing park with Tony and Della