This week on the Open Book Blog Hop we’re talking about what we like to do for New Year’s Eve.
I love the atmosphere down on the London Embankment on New Year’s Eve. In years past, Sam and I have booked a hotel room along The Strand, and after dinner have wandered down to the riverside to wait for Big Ben to strike midnight. A wonderful pyrotechnical display then erupts from The London Eye on the first of Big Ben’s twelve chimes, and Stevie gets all misty-eyed once again.
This year will be no exception, although as we get older our knees tell us that they don’t really want to wait about in the cold for the fireworks to start. All roads down to the Embankment get blocked off after about 8pm, so as to limit the amount of people down there, and so it’s a long wait until midnight. However, for the…
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