We had been visiting Westminster Abbey (really good!) and took a stroll through St James’s park, waved to the Queens guards on horseback (them on horseback not me) and settled down for lunch at the Bbar London (Buckingham Palace road) which has a cool colonial South African vibe.
Category: out and about
I know this is a post about plants, but I see these rhubarb and cabbage giants grow every year on our walks in Surrey – and they are, well, kind of Jurassic! See them grow from March to June, even the dogs are impressed!
Hubby has always wanted to visit Westminster Abbey. We have been inside cathedrals all over Europe but have never made it here. Nuts considering we’ve both lived south of London all our lives. The Abbey, it turns out, is amazing and crammed with so much of our history we were quite blown away.
I feel a connection to the village of Shere in Surrey because I have a branch of ancestors that were born and breed there and the surrounding villages for 100’s of years. Most were agricultural laborers during the time when the area was notorious for smugglers, sheep-stealers and poachers with cottages with very large cellars…
A girls night in round Bexie’s place was always going to be the coolest and funkiest of nights. She is the most creative person I know and her home reflects that. She also happens to be my little sister (no bias there then!). What she gave us was cocktails, kangaroo curry and a good ol’ catch-up. That, and a new appetite for funky home accessories!