Hey London! I Got Us Another Tourist….!

It was mid-morning and I started my day angrily shoving lost tourists in the underground trying to get to Paddington.

“whyyyy is there so many people??” i muttered into someone’s armpit on the Victoria line.

It then dawned on me that I was in fact on my way to pick up a tourist.

Chris a New Zealander,  came to visit me so I could show him London properly. He’s lived in England for a couple of years but he’s never warmed to London town. (stuff got stolen, spent to much money,stayed in..Acton…ew) So it was my mission to make him like it.   (After I had the flat’s permission of course…)

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So here is how I won us another tourist:

1 . Had a little drop here and there… 

Showed him a few favourites of mine WC ,Tamesis DocSeven

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The Swan at The Globe Theatre… where we did first meeting with Dad (got to love a parent meeting) Dad insisted we had a scotch egg before he went horse racing in Ascot. 

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 can’t get more British than me.

2. Get a View 

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You can’t show off this city without a good rooftop bar, so  we went up the Walkie Talkie Tower and broke the bank on some nicely arranged dead pig and red wine.

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When I am rich I will have a birthday party there, which will probably be my 90th if i start saving now.

3. Do some of the iconic stuff.. 

Chris wanted to see that castle where the royals live,I think this is where he meant…

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“Who lives here?” (on election day)

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“What’s this place?”

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4. Show how Londoners have fun

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Connect 4 tournament lasted a good few hours

5. Find the homeland in London.

“Hey! you’re a kiwi! awesome!” Chris said with excitement at a hairy bar man in The Red Lion

“er..I’m a aussie.” unamused Australian bar man replied.

“o”  disappointed New Zealander muttered .

yes it’s always nice to find someone from your homeland, unfortunately we couldn’t find one. Just Aussies..

BUT all is not lost- he did find this tree…

Then we met with his fellow kiwi friend,

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apparently they are all quite a loud breed.

Anyway the two day London tour sadly ended and I am please to say we have a convert! so if the tube feels slightly more busier it’s because we now have one more person who loves London.  Sorry guys.

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