Bridge, River and Pain au Chocolat

11 Jun

We have crossed The Tamar on the Brunel Bridge, left Cornwall and come to London for four days. I love how the boats all line up un the river which today was so very still. We met T, LiveWire No 3, from school and took her to our favourite cafe, Joie de Vie, for a treat.

River Tamar

Leaving Cornwall

Tea time treat


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4 responses to “Bridge, River and Pain au Chocolat

  1. valeriedavies

    June 13, 2018 at 3:36 am

    just checked – it was the Thames tunnel which became part of the LOndon Underground eventually… his son was badly injured during construction, and Brunel himself nearly killed, along with several valuable miners…

    • mybeautfulthings

      June 15, 2018 at 7:59 pm

      Oh my, these constructions were so dangerous. We have travelled over the bridge again today, always very, very slowly and I thought of your comment here which I read the other day but couldn’t respond to, too busy with liveWires! Thank you for the info. 🙂

  2. valeriedavies

    June 13, 2018 at 3:28 am

    What an amazing man Brunel was… watched a documentary on him and his son recently… and what they went through building London Bridge, I think it was, over about thirty years ( may have got the wrong bridge – will have to check !!!

    • mybeautfulthings

      June 15, 2018 at 7:55 pm

      One of my heroes! I would like to find that film, it sounds interesting. 🙂


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