29 August, 2011

Riverbankers

I am now in London and am settling into the beautiful flat on the riverbank. This morning was clear and bright -- for once, London boasted better weather than DC. My flatmate "R" had arranged for a driver to pick up me and my luggage at the airport so I didn't have to bother with the Tube or an expensive cab ride; I was very, very grateful for this. The driver was a 40-something Turkish immigrant who seemed to think that traffic lanes are just suggestions...It was an exciting ride! He asked me about Hurricane Irene, and said, "See, America sticks its nose in the rest of the world, so God sends you a huge tornado." Well...Nice to meet you, too...

I couldn't resist a brief nap this afternoon, but then walked to the pharmacy to pick up a few things and to explore my new surroundings...

2 comments:

Grace said...

Yay! You're there! I'm so excited to live vicariously through you. Keep posting lots of fun pictures so we can all be envious! :) Hugs!

Anna said...

looks like a beautiful area! so excited for this chapter of your life, take good care of dear London for me!