December 2nd, 2021

London

London 2021 #7 ... The Last Part

I am sure you are glad to read that this is the last part of my London posts (until next year, of course!!)

These are of 2 different locations, both of which I have been to most times that I have been in London.

The first is The Wallace collection - which is just off Oxford Street, a combination stately home, museum & art gallery.  And, as you can see, if you ever get the chance then it is truly worth a vist (and they have a nice coffee shop)

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I just love this desk
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I am not a great follower of fashion, but am glad life is easier now
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One of the many displays are of arms and armoury ... and they have the oldest full set of equine armour (although that gallery was closed for maintanance this visit)
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And the last set of images are from my favourite ... The VandA ... enjoy

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For any who are observant, you can see some WWII damage around the outside of the building
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Sweet box belonging to Robert Dudley, 1579
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Ice Chest 1750
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Chair with revolving seat, 1760
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Beer Jug, 1800
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Plate from 800AD
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From 750AD
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Teapot, 1750


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There is a huge selection of "casts" which were made by the Victorians ... so they could see the history of the world, without leaving London
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So that's me done with the London trip for this year ... and, yes, I would go back tomorrow given the chance.
Servelan

Door #2 Opened

... Yes, I know I have a chocolate Advent Calender, but those calories don't count, especially if eaten as part of my breakfast!

Yesterday clicic was "hectic".  I ended up late home, and exhausted.  Not long before I left the physiologist and I agreed that it was a hectic morning, yet neither of us could really think why.  Nice people, interesting medical histories ... so although longer than normal, it was a good morning.

After lunch I headed out for a Sports Massage ... both on my shoulders, as well as the ongoing ankle problem.  Yes, those tendons of the damaged muscles are being stubborn to heal, which is doubly annoying as I am being a good girl and doing my exercises.

Oh well.

I have today off and I am going to try to get some cards and letters written, and maybe even start the Christmas decs, as now we are in December it feels the right time for me.

Yes, I know I am way behind with replying to comments, and will try to get that done, as soon as I can.  But before I get on -


1. How old were you when you got your first car?
23, the year after I graduated.  Before that Mum & I shared a car.

2. What is a topic you are uncomfortable with discussing with most people?
Me