I’ve just finished a whirlwind UK trip that coincided with the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. The island had been enjoying some very very sunny weather, right up until the day I landed. I reached at around 8p.m. and was greeted by a bright sky, light drizzle, sharp winds and a happy brother.
The only place it was bright and sunny was in the store display windows with sun dresses and swimwear. Outside the glass cages it was all gray jackets and black umbrellas.
We fled to Bath the next day, avoiding the London rush for the Jubilee. We came home to watch the boats and the Queen on TV.
Having done all the usual things in London, I present to you some fun activities we did outside of London: