The National Gallery and friends

The National Gallery and friends

I happened to be in Trafalgar Square this evening when some protestors passed through, closely followed by police and riot vans. I THINK the protest was something to do with elections in the Congo, against the posibility of Joseph Kabila becoming president.

Everyone was madly taking photos with their phones, although it felt like one of those situations that COULD turn ugly. Didn’t while I was there, fortunately.

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our cartoon trip

our cartoon trip

Jane posted her photos from her recent visit to London. Here’s a shot that she took of the cool sketches that Jasmine left in our guest book at the flat. This entry has set a high bar for any future guests…

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Finally! Starbucks in all its glory.

I miss the small, drive-through coffee stands that litter the streets of Seattle. Here in the UK Starbucks is as good as it gets in the coffee stakes. I’m often desperate to get to one, needing my fix of a skinny Mocha (pronounced ¬®moka¬® here in the UK). Finally, I have the ultimate Starbucks mapping tool. Although it only says London in the drop down for picking cities it seems to be mapping the stores across the whole of the UK. Now I need to reconfigure my optimum commute so I can hit at least two or three of them on any given day…

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