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What to see in London
« on: November 06, 2013, 08:58:24 PM »

Well we (Mrs Tica and I) will join the International Modelboat Show the coming weekend and from there we will visit Duxford and from there going in to London, staying in Bayswater.

Greenwich is on visit we will do but what else to do, food, boats whatever :-)

It's our third visit to London so we have seen / visit the most popular tourist traps  ok2

BR
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 09:59:12 PM »

Try the Shard. The view from the top is spectacular (if its a clear day!)
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2013, 10:03:25 PM »

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2013, 12:22:02 PM »

Try the Shard. The view from the top is spectacular (if its a clear day!)


Is this the one that costs  28 to go up.  ?

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2013, 01:59:03 PM »

Take a river trip, not with a commuter boat but someone like Campion from Greenwich. There is a different world from the river.
As someone said the museums are great Science especially.
If there is model sailing on one sailing on one of the ponds that would be good.


Allow lots of time at Greenwich, it isn't just the Maritime museum. A quick train from Victoria to do the Chatham Maritime museum would be a good day as well.
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2013, 02:28:21 PM »

Instead of spending three boring days at this so called International Model Boat Show I would suggest that head towards Telford for a REAL international model show.
http://www.smwshow.com/
It is probably less than an hour away from Leamington.
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2013, 03:18:21 PM »

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It is probably less than an hour away from Leamington.

About 70 miles I think...

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2013, 03:28:21 PM »

LEAMINGTON IS NOT A SO CALLED INTERNATIONAL SHOW..... it is an international show, - chris scott is bringing his two bond boats all the way from france just to  bury them into the side of  finnjet.... {-)
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2013, 04:29:38 PM »

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2013, 04:41:02 PM »

Instead of spending three boring days at this so called International Model Boat Show I would suggest that head towards Telford for a REAL international model show.
http://www.smwshow.com/
It is probably less than an hour away from Leamington.
LB

why you say that?
I came from France 6 times in Leamington
I never got bored

And if it's 1:30 in the car, do both salons
criticize a show does not give value to the other show
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2013, 04:57:13 PM »

In the photo the people look like they are going to a funeral not the boat show  {-) {-) {-)


I would be smiling  :-))


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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2013, 05:39:43 PM »

If you're going up to Greenwich, it's worth going from there to the Royal Artillery Museum (Firepower) at Woolwich. You should be able to get to Royal Arsenal Pier by boat. :-))
 
 
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2013, 05:56:24 PM »

Some very nice suggestions thanks  :-))

We will be arrive during Saturday morning (our flight is 7:45 from Copenhagen) and hope to meet some of you at the show.

I'm really looking forward to some time of from the job as it has been a 5 week nightmare  :o and what better than spending a couple of days looking at modelboats  8)

See you there  :-)

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2013, 06:06:06 PM »

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In the photo the people look like they are going to a funeral not the boat show

Well, if, like most of us, you are of relatively advancing years, it is best to look where you are going when descending a staircase otherwise you may end up seeing nothing but stars! (Which would be a shame given all the goodies within).

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2013, 06:18:38 PM »

Must admit Colin, I do tend to look down more
at 70 than I did previously.
It was just the photo gave that impression.

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2013, 06:23:04 PM »

It's when you feel the need to shuffle down them on your backside that you need to start worrying.....

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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2013, 06:26:06 PM »

 {-) {-) {-)


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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2013, 06:36:22 PM »

 :-)) I only do that when I have had too many beers,Ray. :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2013, 06:46:06 PM »

try the roundpond in Kensington gardens sunday am   tony
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Re: What to see in London
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2013, 06:56:04 PM »

Well as my mom hasn't turned 20 yet  "relatively advancing years" isn't my problem  :}
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« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2013, 05:25:35 PM »

Well as my mom hasn't turned 20 yet  "relatively advancing years" isn't my problem  :}

Well, she either had you at a young age or you are a brilliant typist at 4 or 5 years old??.

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« Reply #21 on: November 08, 2013, 05:40:09 PM »

Let's put this way she was born on a special day in Feb 1940, so she should be 181/4 now  ;)
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