"Sure," he replied, "lets start at Greenwich."
And so we took the DLR to Greenwich, a fun trip in itself, and then walked, under the Thames, along the river to Limehouse and then up Regent's Canal to Islington........ 8 miles in two and a half hours, through cyclists and dog walkers, high winds and spiky rain, with no equipment, training or support vehicle. As we triumphantly arrived at the cinema we did feel like we'd been away, a long way away but now we were back. And people should know. Where were the balloons? The t-shirts? Not even a badge?
And lest we forget....... somewhere the sun is shining.....
Oh I love a good London walk - and it's lovely along Regent's Canal.ReplyDelete
What movie did you see? xReplyDelete
Oh this walk sounds perfectly delightful. Nothing like walking, seeing the sights and getting in your daily exercise. Fabulous multi-tasking!ReplyDelete
Walking with friends is the best medicine, followed by post walk refreshments of course!ReplyDelete
Yes, we're all impressed with your exercised multi-tasking, but what did you see at the pictures?ReplyDelete
Walking through London. Sounds wonderful!ReplyDelete
Reminds me of turning up in London for the Chelsea Flower Show to find there was a tube strike. So knackered when we got there spent most of the day in the Pimms tent.ReplyDelete
A spur of the moment walk like that doesn't feel like a chore or a marathon. I imagine.ReplyDelete
This is exactly the kind of London walk that I absolutely love, I'd have been very happy accompanying you :)ReplyDelete
I haven't been on a long walk along the canal for a very long time, you have inspired me.
Happy Week-end :)
PS Your "we're back" comment really made me smile....where are the balloons indeed ;)
I love city walking - you see so much more and feel like you're a part of the city.ReplyDelete
Isn't walking through London - any part of London - one of the greatest pleasures in life? I miss that. Even in San fran people drive everywhere.ReplyDelete
I walk a lot, but 8 miles to see a movie! I'm impressed!ReplyDelete
~ I walk every were...I do not drive ( Ooh the roads are a lot safer with out me on them) ~ Walking through London is a treat to me too! All though on a nice sunny day would be more perfect! Hope your movie was good! LOVE the cinema! ~ with kindest thoughts...Maria xReplyDelete
I don't drive either--never wanted to.ReplyDelete
"Movies" though? "Films", or "the pictures", surely? :)
I couldn't agree more - and walking is more fun.ReplyDelete
No cheering crowds, either? Eight miles to the flickers deserves some sort of acknowledgement.ReplyDelete
Walking is fabulously healthy. I try to faithfully do itv every day.. alas not as many miles as you did this day. Lol. Good for you. :)ReplyDelete
I love a good, peaceful, relaxing walk. Have a great weekend!!ReplyDelete
City walking is the best. I admire gardens and avoid dogs if Felix is with me. I hike a lot too. We have beautiful mountains in the NW US and I spend a s much time as I can in them.ReplyDelete
I was an avid gym goer but as I've got to my mid-forties, I was finding my knees were definitely suffering. Now I walk 3-5 miles every morning, briskly with "Women's Hour" pod-cast on my iPod. I've actually lost weight and feel a lot better, it seems to wake me up and feel much more energetic during the day. City walking is great too, me and my mum-in-law do a fab one along the canal from Salford Media City to the centre of Manchester.ReplyDelete