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Saturday, January 14, 2012

A day out in London - part 1

I have been living in London for 18 months now and wanted to take some time out to rediscover it. I feel if you have lived in a place for a while you forget your initial excitement and stop going to the 'gems' you once loved. I have made it my mission to go around over all the main London landmarks, or places and test out my new camera over the next few weeks.
A collage of shoes from the Kurt Geiger window in Covent Garden
In part one of this 'mission' I went to Harrods and Covent Garden last week. Admittedly I didn't get there until quite late and it was dark, so the best I could do was try out the flash on my camera, but I still took a few pictures. Harrods was buzzing with its sale, which I have never been to before. The perfume section was wall-to-wall with shoppers, and assistants were almost glued to the walls clutching perfume bottles with a terrified look on their faces. I was amused, and the bargains were pretty good. But I am trying to curb my spending and didn't treat myself to anything this time. Anyway, here are a few pictures from my day. Let me know what your favourite place to go shopping in London is.
Harrods


Covent Garden's indoor Apple Market


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4 comments

  1. aw I love it!!! I love seeing pics of different cities!! And even though I've been to London a million times there's just so much to see that I barely touched the surface! Your pics are so great esp the shiny Harrods! Seeing all these fancy pics on blogs is making me want to get a decent camera more and more...what cam did u get?

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  2. @Cherry Lane - I love seeing where people live and their holiday snaps too! Thank you, I am using a Canon 500D at the moment, and still working it out. I had the same digital camera for about five years, and got the most out of it, but dropped it and it wouldn't stop vibrating, so had to change cameras. I think most digital cameras are sufficient, you don't need a fancy camera, but it does improve the quality of the pics. x

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  3. gorgeous pictures :) I have only been to London a couple of times and forget how beautiful it really looks when forget about the madness and rushing around. xx

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  4. Thank you! Next time you go you should look at the more undiscovered places. I love finding new places every time I go exploring, rather than the obvious tourist spots, as much as I love them too!

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