Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Never Mind the Gap


Well, that was the longest "gap" in blog posts since I started blogging. I hope you don't mind:). I was too busy popping in and out of West End Theater and pubs in London, saying hello to the Queen (from outside her heavily guarded gates, of course), watching English Premier League Footall (soccer) from our box seats at the Tottenham vs. Newcastle game, and stuffing my face full of chocolate, Korma, and other very English pleasures. (That sounded dirty!)

Unfortunately, my big dream of making it to Paris sort of...well, fell right into the gap, so to speak. But no, don't worry, don't cry for me Argentina. I'm good with it. I won't go into the whole sordid story, which is actually not sordid at all, but rather lame. We missed the kids. That's it. Plain and simple. We were in London for 8 days and were going to take the Eurostar to Paris for the rest of the trip, but we were too kid-sick. I am so ashamed to admit it. I'm a total dud, I know. But Paris isn't going anywhere, and London was too fabulous to leave early. So there you have it.

But I did make it to the Harry Potter King Cross Station's Platform!


Now get back to work Jessie!


23 comments:

  1. I'm crazy jealous!!! But as much as you LOVE Paris, it is so cute that you love the kids more :)

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  2. I wouldn't have lasted past eight days without my kids, either! And London for eight days? Holy frijole. That's heaven even without Paris!

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  3. You were having fun, so we understand. And who can't go to London without getting a picture with 9 3/4s? Oh, and welcome back! :)

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  4. Welcome home, Jessie! Eight days without the kids is a long time so I totally understand. I'm guessing you didn't get to go through the 9 3/4 platform. What with you being a muggle and all. Or do you have something you need to tell us?

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  5. Sounds like a fabulous time! I understand the kid-sick thing too. I felt that way after just three days away when I went to LTUE! (We missed you btw!)

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  6. Don't be ashamed about that! I would probably go home too. But I'm still jealous, I would LOVE to go to England!

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  7. Oh, England. I would LOVE to go there someday. And the kid thing? Totally get it. No shame at all. :)

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  8. Reading this makes me want to go back to London! Sounds like a super fun trip, even without Paris.

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  9. This is cute. I get the same way. It drives my husband crazy. But London sound wonderful! Lucky you! And I love the pic of platform 9 3/4! How fun!

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  10. WOW, sounds amazing. And so cool that you were able to go on the trip.

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  11. That sounds like an amazing trip! I bet it's good to be home. : )

    Glad to have you back!

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  12. Wow. The longest we've had away from our kiddos is two nights. But I KNOW I couldn't do more than a week. I'd miss them too much.

    SO glad you had a blast!

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  13. Welcome back! That trip sounds like one of my dream trips. Someday, maybe!

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  14. That is SO sweet!I've been to Paris but not London. I would love to go!!! Glad you had a good time even if you missed the kids. :)

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  15. So awesome! Man, I miss that place. Random experience: I was riding the tube and we had to stop and get off because there was a bomb threat at King's Cross. So we got off and rode the double-decker bus, much slower. It's okay, I still got to go to King's Cross but that was BEFORE Harry Potter was known to all people, back in '97. :)

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  16. I totally understand! I have not managed one night away from mine yet. And Paris will wait...:-)

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  17. Awww, you're such a sweet mama! But look at you, having fun in London, rubbing shoulders with the Queen...er, almost, and getting to see the King's Cross station. I so envy you!

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  18. By the way, you don't have captcha. Hooray! Just letting you know since you asked me. ;)

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  19. Welcome back. So glad you enjoyed London. Paris will be waiting for you!

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  20. Sounds like a fabulous trip though! Awww, I know the kid-sick feeling. I hate being away from my daughter for even one night.

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  21. Glad you had a (short) fun time over here. It's dead funny seeing the trolly sticking out of the wall isn't it.
    I don't think I woul dhave lasted 8 days when my kids were younger either :o)

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  22. Great blog. I am from New Zealand and blog on travel amongst other things. You might be interested in this post about the top ten places I have visited in New Zealand http://caroleschatter.blogspot.co.nz/2012/01/top-ten-places-i-have-visited-in-new.html Will enjoy following your blog.

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