Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Another London Visit

It was back up to London on the train yesterday for our daughter's ceremony at Inner Temple when she was one of many to be formally Called to the Bar.  A lovely day, despite the heat, it was pretty special to see her achieve what she set her heart on several years ago.


Some of the wonderful old buildings around the Inns of Court




Later we strolled back along the Embankment and across Waterloo Bridge to catch the train home and I thought London looked lovely in the evening sun.




I love this Baobab tree at the Southbank Centre.  More about it  Here.


Back home today I could hear the combine harvester in the nearby field and went to watch while it made it's way up and down.  It's amazing how quickly everything dries out after just a few sunny days!



I've got a few family things on in the next week or two, and of course the Olympics! so might not be around so much, but hopefully will have the quilt and the crochet blanket finished when I'm back.
See you soon
xxx

20 comments:

  1. I just LOVE the shots of London, especially over the river! Lovely pictures of your daughter looking happy.

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  2. Wow, you must be so so proud! Your daughter looks thrilled to bits!
    Victoria xx

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  3. Bet you are one very proud Mum! Ada :)

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  4. Congratulations to your daughter, you must be so chuffed :)
    Karen x

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  5. Congratulations to your daughter, how exciting and how proud you must be. Love the combine picture, the field behind our house is almost ready now.

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  6. Congratulations to your daughter how wonderful to achieve her dream. You must have been so proud of her. I love your photos of London in the sunshine and that baobab tree looks amazing.
    Your photos of the combine harvester remind me of pictures from the ladybird books about the seasons.
    Sarah x

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  7. How lovely that your daughter has achieved what she set out to do, you must be so proud of her.
    London is gorgeous on a sunny day!
    x

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  8. Congratulations to your daughter. Beautiful photos of London.

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  9. Congratulations to your daughter. You must be so proud.

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  10. congratulations to you all, lovely post as usual whats the whirlygig thingamy to the left of the London eye?

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    1. I wondered that. It's the Star Flyer, a temporary thing, part of the fairground that's on the Southbank at the moment ( http://now-here-this.timeout.com/2012/07/20/its-a-wonderful-life-on-the-south-bank/ ) Not for the faint-hearted!

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  11. Congratulations to your daughter. We're still waiting for the sun to appear here in Fife. Maybe tomorrow?? (I'm ever hopeful!)

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  12. Congratulations to your daughter!! Such beautiful photos, and looks like such a fun place to visit!! Have a lovely rest of the week! xo Heather

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  13. Many congratulations to your daughter for her achievement and how proud you must be. I love London with a passion and am often to be found wandering around the familiar and not so familiar sights and taking in all the buzz which London emits. But how lovely it is to return home in the evening to the stillness and comfort of your own surroundings, and all around is calm again.
    Patricia x

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  14. Lovely photos, London does look great in the sunshine. And great achievement for your daughter - you must be very proud x

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  15. Congratulations to you & your daughter - what a great achievement. Isn't London looking fab at the moment with all the Olympics flags & decor. Love your pics & trust you are enjoying the sunshine...at last! xx

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  16. Huge congratulations to your daughter, that's a tremendous achievement! And what a lovely day for a ceremony, London does look glorious in all that sun :D

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  17. Hi there
    I love the post and your blog
    Ella xxx

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  18. Congratulations to your daughter. What a wonderful achievement. Enjoy the sunshine.

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  19. Many congratulations to your daughter!

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