Blog No 159 – Final PRRT Treatment #4 in London, U.K

Near Holland Park, London

Travelled down to London ready for my PRRT Treatment No 4. Here are some of the views from the Embankment, just before Waterloo Bridge.

What a view from the Embankment just before 6pm. There is so may tall buildings in around the city of London now, it’s beginning to look like downtown city in USA & Canada.

We took a trip to Portobello Market, Notting Hill. The market wasn’t on nevertheless there was a selection of vintage & antique shops that were open. Notting Hill is such a hippy chic place with different colour residential and commercial properties. Cute little coffee shops and lots of art & jewellery stalls too.

Signage for Portobello Market

I understand that the movie ”Notting Hill” was made this side of town with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. I’ve not only never seen the movie but I also appeared to have missed the photo opportunities. I walked by the travel book shop twice and missed the blue door photo to Williams flat. Oh dear, I do have some nice photos of Portobello Road. It’s a beautiful area.

What can you see on the Building.

Some of the other glorious buildings.

Let’s see how this PRRT treatment goes. The last treatment, I had was gave me a bit of a rough time with bone & tumour pain etc. I’m very hopeful this treatment will be easier and I’m to expect a Ga68 scan in approximately 6 weeks. Let the results be good. X

Weekly Blog No 18 – London Tourist 2015

Even though as a child I lived in SW1 London, I was way too young to appreciate what was on offer on my doorstop. My memories are not of Big Ben or Westminster Abbey but more of St James’s Park and the barber shop sign across the road. Later in life my husband worked in London, yet it was a case of get in and get out of the busy city. Since moving to Canada, it has become clear that I didn’t cherish what the UK had to offer in respect of tourist sites.

St James Park

Whether you’re living or working in the UK, you do tend to go about your daily business and not admire whats right in front of your eyes. I wish I had utilised my mobile/cell phone to capture more photos of up and down the country but I was always rushing from one construction site to another. I’m always saying I don’t have regrets but maybe I’ve just found my first one or two lol.

My husband & I plan to return to London hopefully next year as tourists pending my health. My health is giving me some challenges at the minute so I hope it doesn’t prevent me from taking this trip. I’m going to go down memory lane and see where I lived, christened as a baby and St James Park where I played with my brothers. I’m open to suggestions too, I love history especially the Victorian and British war times.image

Westminster Cathedral

Another consideration is afternoon tea at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, a place my mother worked and lived. It would be great to see behind the scenes of the hotel with her and to relive her memories too.

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Grosvenor House Hotel

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Afternoon Tea in the Park Room

A London Theatre musical is a must do when you go to London  As I am a lover of all music, I am likely to sing along and toe tap to the songs. I have seen a few shows in my time from London to New York to Las Vegas the list is endless.

I would be grateful for any recommendations of places to visit.

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