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Harrod’s

Posted by on Oct 6, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Why we were here from 1967 to 1969: my dad was doing something secret for the British Army.  He would not have told us what he was doing...

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Oxford Street and walnut whips

Posted by on Oct 5, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Today was my first day on my own, so I decided to take the double-decker bus to Selfridge’s on Oxford Street.  Shopping is the best...

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Looking for a key

Posted by on Oct 3, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Today we ate dim sum in Chinatown, which is near Leicester Square and hung with red paper lanterns for the Moon Festival.  (The three...

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Low fat creme fraiche!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

The cottage on the moor turned out to be, by daylight, a cottage next to a field of daycare centres, and we awoke to a delightful Disney...

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Landing

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

We just got here, which is supposed to be a small house next to Hyde Park and the Diana, Princess of Wales memorial fountain, but really...

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