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London W/E Part 1 
17th-Nov-2018 05:53 pm
Spitfire
I am going to get a few photos up today - and these were from Day 1.

I went to The Imperial War Museum, which I have been to before - but they did have some of the Poppy Display there ... so am glad I got there to see that, as I had missed it when it was at the Tower.  However I did go to see the beacons at The Tower.  I wasn't 100% impressed, but I think it didn't help as I got pushed doen a small step by the crowds, which screwed up my back and knee for the holiday (Pain killers are great)

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I do like it that you can see Tower Bridge in the background here.
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As I said, I am glad that I got to see the Poppies ... they are amazing.

This display is called "The Weeping Window"
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WWI trench signs
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My Grandmother was injured in this explosion
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A piece of The Berlin Wall
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A couple of weeks ago I was watching TV and they were filming something at the RAF museum, and I realised I had never been ... so Day 2 saw me travelling to Hendon, and the planes

A Messerschmidt fighter
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One of the pilots made this coat for his pet dog.
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See - I was there ... an AVRO WWI plane
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A Supermarine Spitfire ... the iconic RAF plane
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A Boeing Flying Fortress - where Mum was living she was surrounded by the USAAF, so would have seen these in the air, all the time
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Comments 
17th-Nov-2018 07:40 pm (UTC)
Fabulous!
7th-Dec-2018 06:40 pm (UTC)
Belated thank you

I just love visiting London ... can't wait till next year!
17th-Nov-2018 09:56 pm (UTC)
The poppies are wonderful. I was fortunate enough to see them at Lincoln Castle a couple of years ago.

The WW1 trench signs are another thing to bring a lump to my throat.
7th-Dec-2018 06:41 pm (UTC)
Belated thank you

I was going to see them when they were in Plymouth, but wasn't very well.

Having been to Flanders in the Spring the signs, etc, really brought those memories back
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