“Halt! Who comes there?”
“Queen Elizabeth’s keys.”
“Pass then, and all is well.”
That is the exchange my dad and I heard last night at the Tower of London, which has been spoken nearly every night there for over 700 years (though obviously the monarch’s name has changed).
Our first concert at the Royal Albert Hall was also a film screening. Last weekend we went to see Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, which we’ve of course seen before, but this time it was accompanied by a full concert orchestra and 28-person choir.
Last weekend M and I watched “Darkest Hour,” the Academy Award-nominated film about Winston Churchill, and we recognised several locations. It reminded me I never wrote about a few things we did in London in December that weren’t actually Christmas-related.
Tour of Parliament
Well, last night, actually, but that’s not the name of the song. We’ve had these tickets to see Hamilton on the West End for 14 months, and it was finally our time!
Last night I had the amazing opportunity to be in the studio audience for a recording of Comedy Central’s Live at the Comedy Store. Just a typical Monday night, right?