Going back to Tuesday evening, we had a great evening on nb ‘Dolce Far Niente’ with Jayne, Stephen and their son Thomas.
A few drinks and some glorious nibbles where followed by a pizza or two, quickly purchased from the nearest supermarket, and cooked on board.
Yesterday we had a relaxed day in the city………….
……….. Covent Garden was lively and very atmospheric as usual. We were treated to a “busker” singing famous opera arias – the acoustics were wonderful.
In the late afternoon we returned to ‘Chance’ for a spell on the rear deck in the sunshine with a couple of gin and tonics and watched the Paddington rush hour carry on around us.
In the evening we went to see Derren Brown at the Palace Theatre. We’re sworn to secrecy about the contents of the performance but we left totally speechless. It was astonishing to be in his presence and watch, at first hand, the most amazing things happen. It was a full house but we were lucky to get a couple of good seats at short notice and it was worth every penny.
This morning (Thursday) we have managed to get a mooring further into Paddington Basin as the area we were on is scheduled for maintenance work for a few days. In the height of the tourist season – we ask you! The basin is now packed out with very little chance of much movement in the next few days.