London for the day

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This was the view I had last night for some pre-dinenr drinks. I tried to think up a link between going for cocktails at the Shard and occupational hygiene, but I couldn’t think of any. The thought process was also hampered by the cocktails. You win some, you lose some!

Faced with a free day in London, I did what I figured young people do. I went shopping. It was tough, but I managed to pull through it. After mastering the tube (which I consider to include just not getting lost), I figured that Piccadilly was the place to be.

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In the afternoon my wonderful cousin, who abandoned her home country around 10 years ago (not that we are counting), treated me for a walk through Hyde Park and an introduction to slalom. As tempting as it was to do something where the probability of breaking a bone was high, I decided to film it instead.

Overall a terrific relaxing day, perfect for gearing up for the next phase of the trip, the BOHS Conference in Nottingham.

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