Monthly Archives: June 2012

Last Outing into London

This morning Rebekah, Claire, Lydia and I went to London. It is mine and Lydia’s last time until we go to the airport this Monday. We each had a few more pounds we needed to spend so this was a … Continue reading

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Tiptree Tea House

About a week ago, while Grace’s family were still on tour, Papa Norton took Lydia, Grace and I to a Tiptree tea house, called The Lordship Tearoom. We each ordered an afternoon cream tea. Each plate came with 2 cranberry … Continue reading

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Another Excursion into London

Yesterday (Wed June 27) we went to London with Uncle Darren, Aunt Mary, and our four cousins, Rebekah, Claire, Joshua, and Grace. Nana and Papa Norton stayed home this time. We took the train to Stratford, then the Tube to … Continue reading

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A Birthday in England

Sunday, June 24 was my birthday. A few months ago I was very excited when I learned I’d be celebrating my birthday in England! To get to church we went over Queen Elizabeth’s bridge. You’ll notice that it is only … Continue reading

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Windsor Castle

Saturday we went to Windsor Castle. It is one of the Queen’s official residences. We were told that if the flag flying was the England flag, then the Queen is not there at the time. But if it is the … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s and a London Flight

Yesterday (Thursday the 21st), Nana, Grace, Lydia and I packed a lunch, picked up Grace’s cousins Amy and Cameron and headed off to London. We took the train part of the way and the Tube the rest. We had three … Continue reading

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London on our own

Today Lydia and I went to London for the second time in our lives and for the first time by ourselves. Nana Norton and Grace took us to the train station. We rode the train part way and then the … Continue reading

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Three days in one post

On Sunday we went to Nana and Papa Norton’s Salvation Army church in Romford. In the afternoon, our Uncle Darren’s brother came over with his family. They brought Grace’s three other cousins to play as well. We went for a … Continue reading

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First Journey to London

On Saturday we rode the train in to London. We rode the Tube to get to Westminster Abbey, then we walked around sight seeing. We didn’t “do” anything but walking and looking and shoping.  We’ll be going into London a … Continue reading

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A Day in Chelmsford

On Friday Nana Norton took us into Chelmsford on her lunch break. In the afternoon Lydia, Grace and I walked up and down a few streets and browsed in the shops. Then we met Papa Norton at a clothing store … Continue reading

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