London Calling (Natural History)

We wanted our last day in London not to be too busy because we had a long trip down to Plymouth the following day. We started off the day with bubble tea and then moved on to the Natural History Museum, a favourite of mine because I can remember me and my mum going together a lot when I was younger. My favourite part was (and always will be) the dinosaurs!

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After the dinosaurs, it was off to Hyde Park to relax before an early night.

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London Calling (A Tourist’s Day Out)

Our 2nd day in London was the busiest of the week and involved a heck of a lot of walking round central London. We had booked to go to some of the most well known touristy spots, starting (and finishing) at the London Eye.

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Our first stop of the day!

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After the London Eye we headed over the road and waited in a very long queue to get into Westminster Abbey. It was only when we got to the front that we realised we were in the wrong queue and would have to wait for another half an hour in a different queue. And with that realisation, that was the end of our trip to Westminster Abbey. After taking a few pictures of the outside of the Abbey, we made our way to our next destination.

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Next stop, Tower of London! After a brief fish and chips stop, we went for a wander. Unfortunately the queue to see the crown jewels had reached the 3 hour mark and neither of us were willing to wait in a queue again after Westminster Abbey!

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This sign was the butt of many a joke because we are in fact, children inside (hehe, butt).

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Next it was off to St. Paul’s Cathedral (see what I mean about a busy day?).

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After admiring the blue trees, it was back off to the London Eye to see the city at night. Unfortunately, I haven’t quite mastered the art of taking pictures at night so there aren’t many pictures of the night trip on the London Eye.

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London Calling (Notting Hill)

August has been a busy month with 2 holidays booked and A Level results day (I’m off to uni in a few weeks!), so there hasn’t been much time for anything else. Our first holiday was a trip to London, and to make our way down to Plymouth to see family. We arrived in London in the morning, so we decided to spend the afternoon exploring Notting Hill, which has now become one of my favourite places. Now I’m just waiting to win the lottery so I can buy my dream house there. Anyone who knows what the numbers are going to be, drop me an email!

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Mango sorbet from Wafflemeister

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The Bubleology shop where I first encountered bubble tea

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Hummingbird Bakery

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A half day wasn’t enough to explore the whole of Notting Hill, so I’ll definitely be coming back to see more and eat more cake!

P.S This isn’t the last that you’ll be hearing of bubble tea…

 

10 Things That You Don’t Know About Me

1. I collect train tickets and bottle caps

I just feel like it’s such a waste to get rid of them. I keep telling myself that I’ll eventually do something with them, but it’s been at least two years and I still haven’t!

2. I have an unholy obsession with wafer thin ham

Like, I could just packets of the stuff all in one go. I’m not sure what it is about the stuff, I just can’t get enough of it. Especially when it’s wrapped around a piece of cheese… *Homer drool*

3. I love horror films

I think it’s just some kind of morbid curiosity. I especially like the ones about ghosts and hauntings, and if there’s a kid somewhere in the plot line, it immediately gets 100 times creepier.

4. I’m petrified of zombies

Probably quite a strange one judging by how much I love horror films, but they’re utterly terrifying and give me nightmares! Zombies that can run are the worst *shudder*

5. If I could, I would read a book every day

I love reading and due to being so busy with my A-Levels I haven’t had a chance to read as much as I would like to. But now summer’s here and I can stay indoors all day devouring books and wafer thin ham! Yippee!

6. Out of every city I’ve been to so far, London is by far my favourite

I just love the feel of it and how there’s so much to see and experience and how diverse it is.

7. I have a huge weakness for buying teddy bears from charity shops because I feel sorry for them

It goes without saying that all teddies have personalities, so to see a charity shop teddy staring at me with sad eyes makes me melt a little inside. It takes a lot of self restraint to stop myself from taking them all home with me.

8. I love weight loss and hoarder TV shows and I would watch them non-stop if I could

They are definitely my favourite shows on TV. I don’t know what it is about them, just some kind of fascination.

9. I love designing dresses

I have many scrap pieces of paper with dress designs and ideas scribbled on them which will never get past the design stage, but they keep me entertained when boredom strikes.

10. I love writing lists

See above for an example 😀

 

 

What are some things that people don’t know about you?