Poppies at the Tower of London

By | November 10, 2014

Little Sis and I had a rather epic day out. We took our favourite Met train to the end of the line, ticking off Aldgate Station from our neglected list of Underground stations.

Aldgate stationOur destination was to see the poppies, or Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, at the Tower of London before they start to dismantle them.

poppies at the TowerWe weren’t the only ones! It was heaving but it was free and an amazing experience.

Seas of RedIt was a beautiful sunny day and quite difficult to photograph the poppies but we took a few. Then we walked to the Museum of London to see their latest exhibition, Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die. On the way we spotted this Paddington statue by the Guildhall, part of the Paddington Trail for the new film.

Paddington TrailWe didn’t think much of the exhibition, it was photograph heavy and there was nothing for Little Sis to do. We treated ourselves to a tasty Sherlock Holmes biscuit in the cafe.

Sherlock Holmes biscuitThen we ticked off Barbican station from our list before heading home.

Barbican tube

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