London May 2014
May 2014
Pictures from London in May 2014.
John's Pictures

Beer and a Burrito
Thursday 1st May 2014
Night off from parenting duties, I headed to the City for a burrito at Poncho 8, followed by a tour of some of my old favourite pubs.
Birthday Lunch with Chie
Friday 2nd May 2014
Took the afternoon off work, and went for a long luxurious lunch with Chie at Trishna in Marleybone, as a birthday treat (a couple of days ahead of th actual day).
The North
Saturday 3rd May 2014
Went to look at a flat in Kentish Town, after which I took Erika for a stroll across Hampstead Heath.
Chie's Birthday
Sunday 4th May 2014
Quiet day in and around the flat for Chie's actual birthday.
Forest Hill
Monday 5th May 2014
Went down to Forest Hill to meet Akino-san and family, and had a picnic in the park next to the Horniman museum.
Saturday 10th May 2014
Went down to Guildford for the afternoon to see Adrian, Liz and the kids while Dad and Janie were also visiting.
Sunday 11th May 2014
Took Erika to the playground beside the Houses of Parliament.
Pac Man
Thursday 15th May 2014
Made a coffee at work which very vaguely resembled Pac Man. Not really intentionally.
Friday 16th May 2014
Chie and Erika came to my office for breakfast in the morning. In the evening drank far too much Champagne.
Saturday 17th May 2014
An attempt to cure my hangover.
Japanese Breakfast and Shoe Shopping
Sunday 18th May 2014
Had a Japanese breakfast this morning. In the afternoon went out to buy Erika some new shoes.
Tapas and Ducks
Friday 23rd May 2014
Tapas for dinner on the way home, then met some ducks in the gardens.
Mum in London
Saturday 24th May 2014
Mum came to London. Portuguese lunch in Stockwell, followed by a wander round Westminster Abbey, then back to the flat.
Belgravia with Andy
Sunday 25th May 2014
Took Erika for a wander round the gardens in the morning. In the afternoon went out for a pub crawl with Andy, who was passing through London from Japan.
Bank Holiday Monday
Monday 26th May 2014
Our friend Iris brought Oliver round to play in the morning.
Water Stain
Wednesday 28th May 2014
Spilled some water on the carpet. It looked a bit like the shape of a country. Possibly Switzerland?
Chapati and Karak and Marylebone Pubs
Thursday 29th May 2014
Went to Chapati and Karak at lunchtime. In the evening went to some pubs in Marylebone with Iain and Robert.
St. James's with Andy and Erika
Saturday 31st May 2014
Spent most of the daytime in St. James's did some shopping in the morning, then returned to visit a couple of pubs with Andy (and Erika!) in the afternoon.