I think the last time I actually spent more than a few minutes in London would be about 3 years ago, when I went down to the ‘Big City’ for a work at home job interview, which I didnt get. I have briefly passed through once since then, when travelling down to Newbury, but apart from that, no, and I cant say I’ve really missed it. Tomorrow, I get to break that streak, though in truth, I wont see much before Thursday, but anyway…
Its funny, I lived in London for over 2 years, a long time ago (left in 2005), but its not an experience I plan to repeat anytime soon. I’ve been through there a few times since then, but unless you count Thamesmead as London town (which I dont), I havent stayed there, or done anything other than said interview since then.
But yes, tomorrow, I’m getting into London town, by train, after a half day at work, back permitting. As I say, I wont actually see anything of the centre of London before Thursday, when I head to Westminster, for a meeting at what seems to be the head office of my Civil Service department. Yes, the LGBT committee that I’m a proud member of, is meeting there this time. Oh, and dont laugh, but it looks like I’ve talked myself into doing it in a dress, now that should be fun. Yes, formal black dress, nothing too flapper for the heart of Westminster, lol.
In truth, I wont look around, I’ll get to the meeting, then I’ll head back to the Underground, and grab something to eat, and drink before heading for home. No, I doubt it will give me any desire to move back there either! I’m sure I will end up again in London, in this life, though I have no idea when. Even more so, as after today, I suspect my working life might not last until 66, as the back is definitely getting worse, not better! 😦
But yes, if you see a ‘mature’ lady in a dress, walking through Westminster on Thursday, just think, it could be me!
OK, the video. This was something a little different for Bucks Fizz, for sure.