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We awoke at 3:30 this morning in order to leave by 5:00 for Gatwick Airport. Check-in for the flight was very smooth, as was our passing through security. We boarded on time, but the flight left about 20 minutes late due to “staffing issues” at Gatwick. Jersey is the blue dot: This may have been […]

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Day #9: Goodbye, Allen House

I find myself at a bit of a loss for words as our time at Allen House ends. We’ve had the timeshare for 15 years (out of our nearly 17 years of marriage), purchased when we were all of 22 years old. Of those years, we’ve used it 13 times (the exceptions being the years […]

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Day #8: London, England

Today is our last day in London and final day/night in the Allen House… Before heading out for the day, we stopped down in the office to see Julie to confirm our travel arrangements for the morning and settle up our bill at the Allen House. According to Julie, they’re still not sure what’s going […]

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Day #7: London, England

Our mission for this morning was to visit the exhibition of Matisse’s cut outs on display at the Tate Modern. From what I’ve read, it’s been a blockbuster show. And, I have to admit, I was very excited to see it as I’ve always been fond of both the artist and these particular works within […]

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Day #6: London, England

Today’s plan: take Emerson to see her first, proper show in the West End. We explored our options online as concluded that our best choice (really only choice) for a kid-friendly matinee was Wicked, which Libby and I had both seen previously. To use our time most efficiently, we agreed to split up this morning […]

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