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Borough Market & Finsbury Park

On Saturday morning, after a little lie-in, we headed out to Borough Market. It's near London Bridge (and you can catch that tube if you want to go there). It's open from 9:00 and if you like to miss the crowds it's advisable to go early.

The market sells freshly made food, produce including some awesome cheese, the most excellent mushroom dip - seriously look out for this, a wide selection of beers (including Savannah), bubblies, fresh bread, fresh veggies, proper Turkish delight, cured meats (I stand to be corrected, but I think they're all organic) and delicious juice. The coffee queue was so long - apparently it's reputation precedes it. There are also some lovely sweets.

The market in full swing, this is just some of it
Some more market...

And in colour!

The delicious cakes that we enjoyed at our picnic!
After the market we went to Finsbury Park (if you get off at Manor House you can also get to the park). We enjoyed our picnic, then thought about playing a bit of Frisbee. Instead we lay down, did some digesting and plane spotting (they were making some awesome stripes in the sky!)

I tried to catch some bugs with my feet!

Meebs brought her book (she is THE biggest fan of Katie Fforde at the moment) so she enjoyed a little chicklet!

A plane that wasn't playing the stripe game.

Jo's Zoolander impersonation

Joe kneeling tall, trying to spot some toe cleavage.

We stared at this ALOT, but it was rad, cause it wasn't raining!

The sepia version

I spied the moon

But then we spied this dude. He started off with some fairly average stretches. We thought he might be warming up for a game of Frisbee, but this guy took warming up to a seriously new level...
Up close it appears that he is not only stretching, but that at the same time he's also peeing against the tree??? After around 30 min of obtuse tree actions, he hopped on his bike and head out the park!
The pretty view we had to look at!

A little Frisbee / picnic action!

Joe in full swing...



  1. Hey guys, to add to all this, the church that the market is situated next was built in 606....which means that it's bloody old and has been around for centuries!! Imagine all the ghosts that go along with it, fantastic!

    We also went on a bus trip from the market at London Bridge to the park for our picnic. It was lovely to sit atop the double decker and see the sites that you don't normally have the opportunity to see.

    It was a lovely day and ended with Lucky moving in with me for a week whilst Jules and Jade are in Turkey! Yay :)



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