Ireland day 0307. Monday 01 August 2022- UKSummer2205
The weekend’s family get together was over all too soon this morning, so we all headed our separate ways after breakfast. Val is back in Ireland now, as work beckons. I have decided to stay on an extra couple of nights to catch up with some former work colleagues. So today I headed into London and then to Islington to meet up for lunch with a group of my former colleagues from the Government department where I used to work. As we hadn’t met in person since pre-Covid days, there was a lot of catching up to do. Which is probably why lunch took a full three hours.
Then straight from lunch I headed across London to Victoria Street to meet another former colleague at the Government dept. where he still works. A quick trip to the pub for a drink turned into a multi-pint session and we finally managed to pour ourselves out into the evening three and a half hours later.
I rounded off the evening with a walk across London in the warm night air, checking that all the major landmarks were still in place as I had left them.
Altogether a thoroughly enjoyable day, another reminder of the importance of keeping friendships alive, even when you’re many miles away.
Today’s photos (click to enlarge)
(No map today)