Day Five started with the boy and I doing a quick tour through the Natural History Museum, one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. Alexander wanted to look at the giant sloths and the dinosaur exhibit. They have an animatronic t-rex that looks really good. When he looks you in the eye, [...]
Neither the boy or I slept particularly well last night, but we dragged ourselves up and went down to have our British breakfast and then headed over to the British Museum, where we actually live when we’re in London. He copied down Japanese symbols while I waited for headache medicine to kick in.
The boy has had to borrow a coat from Liam because he’s shivering so much. If there were an ounce on his body and if it were warmer than a 3 degree celsius high, he might be okay.
He slept for about twelve hours last night and then woke up all weird. He turned [...]
Did you see the oldest copy of Beowulf, from circa 1000 today? Did you help Liam pick out a porno magazine for a secret Santa gift? Did you see the oldest book ever printed in English? Did you have Indian food behind a locked door guarded by two police officers because the student protestors [...]
I’m in my hotel in London, sated by a perfect chicken dinner from Nando’s, followed by a nice g&t from a pub down the block. It’s so good to be home! Colin Firth’s face was almost the first thing I saw at the airport, in an ad for his new movie–he’s welcome to greet [...]