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London 6

London, September 30th

semi-overcast 21 °C

First my dad and I got up early and walked past Buckingham Palace. We went to Geo. F. Trumper’s for him to get a haircut and shave. It was very fancy they used a cut-throat razor and they even made me a lovely cup of tea.
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Then we went to a Latin mass at Westminster Cathedral. It was very different from your normal English mass. After mass we lit candles for my grandparents.
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After mass the whole family got up and went to Harrods. We scanned through all the levels and bought some food so we could have a picnic in Hyde Park. Harrods was really big and had 6 levels.
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We had a delightful picnic at Hyde Park. The park is very big, lively and green. It has a big lake in the middle called The Serpentine. I had a close experience with a friendly squirrel just a few centimetres away. As were walking out we noticed there were deck chairs for hire for people who wanted to sit in the park, for £2 an hour!
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We walked through Hyde Park to Marble Arch and Oxford Street. Then we continued down the road to Regents Street and went to Hamleys toy shop again. I had a lot of fun and a got a huge magic bubble! My brother got a beautiful wand from the Harry Potter counter.

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Posted by pdover 15:28 Archived in United Kingdom Tagged london

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