LONDON DAY EIGHT: THE SHOPPING CURSE

On our last day, we really felt the pressure to accomplish some of the things we hadn't yet. Therefore, we set off to the Borough Market, which was closed the first time we tried, in order to get the infamous grilled cheese sandwich. And oh, what a sandwich it was. The cook dumped in mounds … Continue reading LONDON DAY EIGHT: THE SHOPPING CURSE

LONDON DAY SIX: WAR AND PEACE

I'm proud to say we once again braved the Tube and ended up exactly where we were going. Kensington Palace. This was the childhood home of Queen Victoria and the home of William and Mary. Currently, it also plays host to the Fashion Rules exhibit, which traces the history of the clothing worn by Queen … Continue reading LONDON DAY SIX: WAR AND PEACE

LONDON DAY FOUR: MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

Exhaustion hit last night, so when some sort of alarm went off at 1:45 AM that quickly turned off again, I couldn't be bothered. Like a cat in a bath, Sandy instantly levitated from the bed, evidently concerned about fire or some such and kept talking to me and waking me back up until I … Continue reading LONDON DAY FOUR: MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

I LOVE A GOOD HISTORY

I was actually sick enough to stay home from work the other day. It takes a lot to make me do that, because there's usually nothing worth watching. However, this time, the universe aligned and I found myself drawn into King Tut's Mystery Tomb Opened on the Discovery Channel. It was the story of Tomb … Continue reading I LOVE A GOOD HISTORY