Tuesday, July 26, 2011

London's biggest carpark

This weekend we went to visit  Kieran and Alice in Southampton.  We had  arranged this a while ago forgetting that it was the first weekend of the school holidays and the M25 grinds to a halt!  Bad move!  The journey which normally takes 2.5 to 3 hours took from 9.50 to 5.00!!  However, I should qualify this.  As it happens we had K and A in the car with us as Kieran had been at a conference in Cambridge and Alice visiting her parents so at least we had the pleasure of their company all be it in a traffic jam.  Also having progressed very slowly we stopped at the beautiful Cliveden House for a picnic lunch on route.  Where we had a walk, admired the views and got lost in the maze.  So actually it wasn't all bad at all and at one stage in the traffic jam when I saw the children in the back seat of the car infront walloping each other I remembered that it could have been so much worse.
Here are a few pictures of the weekend.
Mostly Cliveden but also Southampton. Including a horsedrawn carriage that was driving down the main road in Southampton
Rather over the top bell tower

Doubling as Versaille


Helen said...

Lovely pictures. I also admire the colour coordination - you and Alice are both in turquoise in one set of pics, and you and Kieran in others.

oreneta said...

I too was wondering if you were passing the same shirt around....quite well organised the lot of you!

Boo and Trev said...

Surely we aren't the only family who have meetings to coordinate tomorrow's outfits!