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Anarchy in the UK

Those were the headlines yesterday after I returned from my little solo site-seeing trip to central London. I missed the violent parts of the demonstration, but did see quite a few protestors on my route. More on that later. My original plan was to start back at Trafalgar Square where Kevin and I had previously visited on our double-decker bus ride.  I wanted to go back because the 2012 Olympic countdown clock is now on display.   I arrived before there were many people in the square, most didn’t arrive until the National Gallery opened at 10. In the meantime...


Double-decker bus ride

Kevin has been asking to ride a red double-decker bus ever since he first spotted one.  This past Sunday, Kevin and Dad decided to go on a little adventure and ride a double-decker bus into central London. After breakfast, we bundled up because it was another cold day. We grabbed plenty of snacks and Dad’s Oyster card. The transportation pass is good on both the tube and on buses.  We left Mom and Ryan at home and marched down the hill to Finchley road to catch the bus. We didn’t wait more than a minute at the bus stop before...