London December 2016
December 2016
Pictures from London in December 2016.
John's Pictures

Booking Office Bar
Thursday 1st December 2016
Quick drink after work in the Booking Office Bar in St. Pancras.
Impromptu Party
Friday 2nd December 2016
Impromptu early evening party at our flat with some of Erika's friends.
Grandma Mary's Christmas Visit
Saturday 3rd December 2016
Grandma Mary came to visit, we put up our Christmas Tree.
Dimsum and the Lego Shop
Sunday 4th December 2016
Dimsum with Grandma, then took Erika to the new Lego Shop.
Wednesday 7th December 2016
Just a couple more pictures of the view from my office.
Wedding Anniversary
Thursday 8th December 2016
Our 10th wedding anniversary today. I worked from home in the day time (including a pub lunch at the Pineapple with Chie) then in the evening the three of us went to the new Franco Manca in Kentish Town for dinner.
Friday 9th December 2016
Just one picture of my lunch.
Saturday 10th December 2016
Went down to Guildford to visit Adrian , Liz and the kids, coinciding with Grandad Nick visiting.
Laksa and Larking About
Sunday 11th December 2016
Stayed fairly close to home today. Took Erika to one of the nearby playgrounds for a bit in the morning, then went to the Laksa Kitchen for lunch, followed by ice cream at Ruby Violet. Larked about at home for the remainder of the day.
Monday 12th December 2016
I escaped work early for a sneaky pint at the Pineapple.
Wednesday 14th December 2016
Erika's Christmas carol concert in the afternoon. Bought an OS map.
Thursday 15th December 2016
Went to Kerb Kings Cross for lunch.
Erika's School Concert
Friday 16th December 2016
Second concert at Erika's school of the week.
Saturday 17th December 2016
Trip down to Amberley in West Sussex for the annual outing in search of quaint pubs.
Monday 19th December 2016
Just an odd picture of a masu.
Office Kids Christmas Party
Tuesday 20th December 2016
Took Erika to my company's kids Christmas party in the morning.
Wednesday 21st December 2016
Cheeky after work gimlet. My last working day of the year.
Christmas Shopping
Thursday 22nd December 2016
Day off work to do Christmas shopping. At least part of which was spent at my club.
More Christmas Shopping
Friday 23rd December 2016
More Christmas shopping - well sort of - ended up including a fair bit of "me time".
Christmas Eve
Saturday 24th December 2016
General pottering about and a stroll to Hampstead Heath the day before Christmas.
Christmas Day
Sunday 25th December 2016
Opening presents in the morning then the traditional (as of last year) visit to the Pineapple in the afternoon.
Boxing Day
Monday 26th December 2016
A few random pictures from Boxing Day.
Kempton Park
Tuesday 27th December 2016
I had been keen to go and see some boxing day races the day before, but alas it had just been too awkward to get anywhere without the trains running. As it happens though Kempton Park ran a two day event, and the second day was very family oriented, so I took Erika along too.
The Day After The Day After Boxing Day
Wednesday 28th December 2016
Fairly non-descript day after the day after boxing day.