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April 1st 2012
Published: April 1st 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

Office BuildingOffice BuildingOffice Building

Jim liked this office building at the corner of Broad and Magdelen (pronounced Maudlin)
Happy April Fool's Day and also Palm Sunday,

We have had a quiet few days since we are trying to be dutiful dog-sitters, but still managed a litle fun. On Friday we went shopping for Chrissy some warmer pants since the weather has gotten decidely cooler. We are assured though that this is still good weather for this time of year. There was such a crowd that we went to a meadow close to the Thames River for a 2 hour walk and that seemed enough for Chrissy & Louis. We plan to go to a very old Anglican Church this morning and again in the evening for Even Song. We have made our reservations at a pub called "The Rickety Press" for a proper roast lunch afterwards. Here are a few pictures. Until next time.


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Crowded walking streetCrowded walking street
Crowded walking street

There is a streetsweeper in the foreground. This street was just packed and it was hard to even get down it.
Favorite BuskerFavorite Busker
Favorite Busker

This little doll was hooked up to a computer and was so cute to watch. Very imaginative.
Friday Night Fish & ChipsFriday Night Fish & Chips
Friday Night Fish & Chips

Our daughterin-law told us this was the place to go for traditional Fish & Chips and we couldn't finish our dinners. 2 orders would have probably been too much.
On our cool walkOn our cool walk
On our cool walk

Here is Chrissy in front of a lovely garden. We each had extra layers of clothes to keep us warm
Port MeadowPort Meadow
Port Meadow

This meadow is one of Louis' favorite walks.
Port MeadowPort Meadow
Port Meadow

There were horses that paid no attention to us at all.
Work HorsesWork Horses
Work Horses

We couldn't figure where the horses came from, but they were smallish work horses.
Looking over toward the ThamesLooking over toward the Thames
Looking over toward the Thames

Quite a good size pond with ducks and swans on it.
Gardening AllotmentsGardening Allotments
Gardening Allotments

We could see, through the trees, these gardening allotments that people rent for their vege and flower gardens.
Having a restHaving a rest
Having a rest

Louis and Chrissy getting ready for the last few blocks to home. Chrissy is great at finding every bench available on our walks.


1st April 2012

Thanks for sharing!!!
It looks like such a pleasant trip and visit. Have you seen a " Jaeger " clothing store yet??? :)
1st April 2012

Meadow walk
Looks like a great time. I'm surprised the weather is so cool. Are you able to bring back fish and chips for a souvenir?

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