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20 June 2012 @ 07:41 am
The Rest of London Picture Post (minus witty commentary)  
2012-06-03 20.27.07
The flowers in the lobby of the hotel. They smelled fantastic.

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Room Service, the morning of our anniversary. Before we went to have an 80 minute massage. Good times.

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Nolan took this picture. I think he was amused that England has dollar stores, too.

2012-06-06 14.59.14 HDR
Fish & Chips! (Nolan's, not mine)

2012-06-07 19.33.15
Before seeing The 39 Steps! (Awesome show. Catherine Bailey, who played the roles that I played back in the fall, Tweeted me back!)

2012-06-08 10.05.51
For elle_blessing; the White Chapel Art Gallery. It was going to open a new facade exhibit the next week, so the pic is less than brilliant.

2012-06-08 10.40.43
We walked for 45 minutes in rain with my feet complaining in a pair of Toms Wedges for these bagels, pronounced "The Best in Britain." Eh, they were okay.

2012-06-08 11.28.54
Mr. Nolan at high tea. (He wants me to mention that the Queen is just out of range in the shot, but she had tea with us, and she was very nice.)

2012-06-08 11.58.57
A white goat near Spitalfield Market. I liked saying 'a white goat' in a Scottish accent.

2012-06-08 11.59.38
NK, determining the best course of action.

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NK and a big stone lion. I can't remember where.

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The courtyard at Westminster Abbey (across from which there's a rather lovely coffee cart.)

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We. Us.

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The police. Bobbies. The area around our hotel was SWARMING with them during the jubilee. Only some of them carried guns. And I think it was because it was a special occasion.

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A WWII Air raid shelter. I took a pic because it looked like a Dalek. Anyone else?

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Nolan, posing like a JC Penney's ad for room service.

2012-06-08 11.28.08
Me at high tea. My favorite part of the trip, I think. :)
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Carmenhumbuggirl on June 20th, 2012 05:31 pm (UTC)
You both look very posh at high tea XD

Probably right about the armed officers. They don't normally patrol, as such, and tend to be part of Armed Response units.

Think I might have fish & chips for tea tomorrow night now...
Carrie Leigh: No carb left behindcarrie_leigh on June 21st, 2012 12:44 pm (UTC)
We watched a little old lady at one pub put away a plate of fish and chips bigger than that. It was impressive.
Mala: Pipa13oct on June 20th, 2012 05:34 pm (UTC)
Carrie, you are just gorgeous. The two of you make such a cute couple.
Carrie Leigh: Love is blind marriage is the eye openercarrie_leigh on June 21st, 2012 12:45 pm (UTC)
Oh, thanks. :) You make me blush.

And I've worked hard to train him, so I'm gonna go ahead and keep him.
Jandy the Gnome Whisperer: AHS - Taissa & Verajandjsalmon on June 21st, 2012 04:38 am (UTC)
Oh the flowers are SO PRETTY! And your hair is super dark! I love it! Nolan Kyle is super cute. You guys are SUPER CUTE!

(and my favourite - the Bobbys. I love them. Can't help it. LOVE them and they're adorable hats! *g*)
Carrie Leigh: Texas Rangerscarrie_leigh on June 21st, 2012 12:47 pm (UTC)
The flowers were simply amazing. There were probably 50 of those vases in the lobby of the hotel.

The next day there were ORCHIDS. The mind reels at the money spent on just flowers.

Their hats are cute, for sure. :)