WEEKEND ACTIVITIES IN THE UK

We have just had a very busy and fun weekend in London. It began Friday night with a trip to the Reebok Gym at Canary Wharf for a game of badminton for David and a run and swim for Sue.
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THANKFUL FOR COMFY WALKING SHOES

Today I made my familiar pilgrimage to Marks and Spencer at Marble Arch. Taking the tube from Canary Wharf to Bond Street, it's a short five minute walk to M&S for a lunch break and a touch of shopping before
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SUCH A TOURIST TODAY

I could not motivate myself to go for a run today so thought I would go for a long walk instead and take my camera to share some tourist spots. After about 3 miles from my apartment in Canary Wharf
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ISLE OF DOGS TRAINING RUN

With only a week left before the Windsor half marathon today was David's last long training run so we decided to do the Isle of Dogs loop twice, about 10 miles. I took my new bike so that I could
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TENNIS MASTERS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

Saturday night saw an early Christmas present for me when David took me to the Winter Whites Gala at the Royal Albert Hall. We were in royal company as Prince Williams (minus Kate) attended and a whole host of tennis
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GOT TO LOVE LONDON THEATRE

I do love a little spontaneity so yesterday I thought Id catch a theatre matinee. After a little advice from some well informed friends I did the unconventional and booked to see a show that is about to close due
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ITS BEEN A LONG TIME ….

I'm back in London for a few days and so thought I would start up my blog again to report on activities. I'm nursing aching feet today as yesterday was a fun packed day with lots of walking (got to
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FRIDAY MEANS OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL

Our final tickets for this Olympics were for the men's volleyball semi final at Earls Court between Brazil and Italy. The arena was rather biased towards Brazil but we were ok with that as we were supporting our sister-in-law Barbara's
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A LOVELY BRITISH SUMMER WEDDING

Thursday, 9th August saw us take a day trip to Canterbury in Kent, about a 90 minute drive south from our apartment in Canary Wharf to attend the wedding of David's cousin Sarah Turner to Simon Holmes. The wedding ceremony
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TUESDAY NIGHT OLYMPIC SEMI FINAL FOOTBALL AT WEMBLY

Tuesday was semi final night for the men's olympic football tournament and we had four tickets to Wembley Stadium to see Mexico play Japan. The stadium was sold out with just over 82,000 cheering fans. Our seats were quite high
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