Web Cowgirl 衛 思 維 (webcowgirl) wrote,
Web Cowgirl 衛 思 維

Once again, a busy day in London

Despite attempting to nap around 11, I still managed to cram in a full day's worth of fun. First was lunch, a super yummy fresh motz and parma ham sandwich (possibly from "the sandwich shop"), eaten in Green Park with daneel_olivaw, who took a stunning amount of time off work to just hang out with me.

Next up was a kind of spontaneous trip to the National Gallery to see the exhibit Stubbs and the Horse. While the horses were pretty, I was mostly reminded of why I don't care for 18th century painting. I wouldn't recommend people go see it; while I'm sure it's meaningful that this person has had a retrospective, it's pretty much a snooze.

This gave me plenty of time to get in a little shopping at B Never Too Busy to Be Beautiful, where I found rather a lot of overpriced makeup items I was unable to resist. From there it was on to Throgmortons, which is apparently the only bar in the City that isn't painfully crowded on a Friday night. I was met there by lilithmagna, katyha, bathtubgin, ciphergoth, spikeylady, and xxxlibris, and two other people I think are not on LJ.

We left at what we thought was a reasonable time and returned to Streatham. I immediately got to work making the vegetarian gumbo recipe from the Sundays at Moosewood cookbook, but got dinner on the table very late. Nonetheless I got high props for actually making something everyone liked, and watching spikeylady go back to the kitchen an hour later and get seconds was tremendously gratifying.

Tomorrow - very small plans, go to the caf down the street in the morning, hit Camden in the afternoon, and clubbing in the night. It should be a fun day!
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