|Fresh roses every day at The Langham in the lobby and our rooms.|
|View from our hotel room in The Langham|
|The Langham hotel when it was Foley House|
I love that they state the time as “twenty of” and use expressions like “bollocks” for crap and ‘brilliant” for everything.
I love that the cabs are sooooooooooooooo clean and that the drivers are not only friendly, but engaging and knowledgeable. They take a three-year course to learn every nook and cranny of their fine city and, if you’re interested, they will tell you anything you want to know. When tipped, they respond like it is the first tip of their lives, although clearly it isn’t, “Much appreciated, M’um, very much appreciated. Have a lovely day for yourself.”
|The oldest cabbie station in London. |
Lawrece Olivier used to get his tea and sandwich every morning.
|Gorgeous gates dedicated to Queen Mum. Snapped on a driveby!|
Everything is “lovely this and lovely that” and every single person I stopped for directions was a fountain of knowledge, as if my asking had rounded out their day.
The woman at the Portrait Gallery when telling me that one exhibit was sold out looked as if she would cry at my disappointment. I found myself reassuring her that I would indeed be back.
|Anna Wintour at the Portrait Gallery––huge canvas!|
More Enchanted Palace
And that is my final love. INDEED. How I love the indeed. Indeed is everywhere. They are lousy with indeed. Could listen to it all day, the indeed.
So that is truly and finally it from your London Correspondent. I cannot wait to get back. It is a very fine city indeed!
Lovely details of the Peter Pan statue
|More details of Pan Statue|
|A swan grooming itself with Kensington Palace in the BG|
|Little doggie competing with the birds for bread crumbs. |
He was so calm and cool. They were, "What the?
|Royal Mews containing the Royal Chocolatier and other fine shops.|
|The great Ferris Wheel in the middle of London. |
Takes a half our to make one rotation. Great way to see the town.
|Spencer House––ancestoral home of Diana|