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Angler

Angler

In a change from my usual luck, I wasn’t the victim of unfortunate circumstances. Instead, it was my friend (lucky him). I must applaud him for keeping his cool while trying to buy an ice cream.  It first started with a grumpy ice cream man 

Nest

Nest

I find it interesting how people don’t necessarily want to help themselves. While visiting a friend with a three year old, this was readily apparent.  When a tantrum ensued because his dad was making the train “go the wrong way” around the tracks and he 

The Rosebery

The Rosebery

As I continue to be locked in my own country, I took a little staycation and treated myself to something that I normally wouldn’t enjoy.  This was part of my attempt to pretend to live it up overseas and escape, at least for a moment, 

Gymkhana

Gymkhana

Sometimes it is nice to feel a bit of colonial grandeur.  Helps to distract when the gloomy times come by.  Like when you are reminded that the rich and powerful are subject to different rules from the rest of us. Trying to move away from 

Holborn Pie Room

Holborn Pie Room

I usually approach restaurants in hotels with particular caution.  I have been burned too many times before. I suspect that it is because restaurants in such envious positions have a captive market as tired (or just can’t be bothered) hotel guests elect for the closest