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Madame Tussauds London

On a cold Saturday morning, we ventured down to the South Bank to finish off Kathleen’s visit to all the South Bank attractions by popping in to the London Aquarium. Later in the afternoon, we made our way to Baker Street to Madame Tussauds. The waxwork museum features a bunch of famous faces, a Sherlock […]

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Chessington World of Adventure

Next in the theme park adventures is Chessington World of Adventures. It’s a theme park just inside the M25 and one I’ve never been to. Christopher and Rachel joined us and picked us up from the station. The weather was going to be wet and wild, which matched much of the day! The park was […]

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Pop Up Screens: Jurassic World

As part of my birthday present, Kathleen bought us tickets to a Pop Up Screens showing. We chose Jurassic World, mainly because it fit in our calendar but also because Kathleen hadn’t seen it. I found out just before the showing started, in Ravenscourt Park, that Kathleen in fact hadn’t seen any of the Jurassic films! As […]

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Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

When I knew Kathleen was coming back to London, even for a short time, I went looking for kooky things for to do. When I discovered it, axe throwing went to the top of the list! Tucked away in an a large warehouse in Whitechapel, London, are six targets and a bunch of axes. This […]

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The Slide

After the London 2012 Olympics, many wondered what would become of the structures in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London. Four years after the games, one of them has had a new attraction added. Upon her return, Kathleen and I went to try out the ArcelorMittal Orbit‘s “The Slide“. It is apparently the┬áthe […]

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In The Beginning

In the beginning, there was a list. Since Kathleen and I have been together (April 2016), we’ve been making comments about things that we’d like to do together. I’ve decided to put it together in a list, and document what we’ve done together. I’m also adding other experiences which I think we’d like, even though […]

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Shrek’s Adventure! London

Located on the South Bank, between the London Dungeon and London Aquarium, Shrek’s Adventure! London is the latest mid-way attraction by Merlin Entertainment. My sister, Julie, wanted to visit the walk through adventure, so I invited Kathleen along to for the ride. There was a point in the mirror maze where I walked up behind […]

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Junkyard Golf Club

Before Kathleen headed back to the USA, I had to check her golf putting skills. We did this at the Junkyard Golf Club, in Shoreditch’s Old Truman Brewery. With three holes to choose from, we plucked for Frank (Putt Up Or Shut Up), which included a slide, clown filled jacuzzis, a treadmill and pool table! Kathleen […]

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Sky Garden

As well as The Shard, we explored the Sky Garden on Fenchurch Street. With a view 155 metres above the capital, it gave us another chance to marvel at the city in which we dwell, but this time for free. The gardens up there are also magnificent, and are a very tranquil place.

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The Shard

One of the things Kathleen kept mentioning she wanted to do since she came to London this time was The Shard. I booked it for a Saturday evening, beforehand swinging in to have dinner at the Hotel Chocolat restaurant, Rabot 1745. Our journey up to the 72nd floor was timed just before the sunset over […]