You bet I am, so today was trip out to the V&A’s Museum of Childhood … another much less known about museum. What a fantastic time we had peering into the display cases.
“I remember that!” “I saw that!” “I had one of those …”
were just a few of my exclamations. I so wanted to stick my hand into the cases and pull out the Meccano sets or the building sets or play with the board games. And the collection of teddy bears scattered through different cases was grand. And other things items from childhood: there was Robbie the Robot and even more recent Star Wars figurines (they are not play things). And of course that generational favourite created in Supermarionation — the Thunderbirds … just F.A.B.
star wars for me
Back through Hyde Park, just because it is a sunny day and the fountains are lovely…
and then dinner tonight with the lovely aussie, now living in London, Michelle Newell, at a new local eatery – Bill’s. The food was slow-braisied duck pie; haloumi and couscous salad; bread and butter pudding made from an Easter bun … yummy!
More on the Carolinas later but Pam Vaughan (official photographer for the New England conference last weekend) has just sent me oodles and poodles of photos … so if you don’t want to see piccies of me in action – then look away now! There are photos of me with friends, of me panelling, photos […]