Ireland day 0308. Tuesday 02 August 2022- UKSummer2206

Ireland day 0308. Tuesday 02 August 2022- UKSummer2206
Today’s summary Back in London this morning to meet a friend for lunch.   Then video call to another friend in Houston in the afternoon and relaxing by the TV in the evening
Today’s weather Light cloud but dry all day.   Not much sun.   Moderate southwesterly wind.   Feeling warm appx 26C
Today’s overview location
(The blue mark shows the location of my route)
Close-up location
(No GPX today)

I’m trying to make the most of my visit to the UK by, as well as enjoying the family get-together on Saturday, trying to catch up with as many friends as possible, many of whom I haven’t seen since before we moved to Ireland.

So I headed in to Covent Garden this morning to catch up with a long-standing friend from a former life at work.   We planned to have a quick brunch but it seemed to run on until mid-afternoon, as there was so much to discuss.

Shortly after the extended brunch, I had a video call with another friend – this one in Texas – later in the afternoon.   Another good opportunity to catch up and to discuss the merits (or otherwise) of joining a gym.   I then managed to slot in a quick haircut before returning to Bucks to enjoy a relaxing evening catching up on some TV.

Back to Ireland tomorrow, but not before seeing another friend for coffee out here in Bucks in the morning first, and then heading down to Gatwick in the afternoon.


Today’s photos (click to enlarge)

Terrifying new haircut.   Well, I look terrified at any rate Longacre.   Not the same, in my view, since Stanfords moved out
Looking west along Oxford Street from near Centrepoint.   Not my favourite spot Montagu Square, heading up through Marylebone
Funky bright orange tower blocks at the end of New Oxford Street
Interactive map

(No map today)

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