While Marla nursed the kids (and herself!) from sickness this week I flew to jolly England for a business trip. London was blanketed in a rare dusting of snow and the Northcutts were blanketed in blankets.
Last summer on the way Gamescom in Germany I had a brief stop-over in London to visit a few game developers. As always, it was a whirlwind trip. I was, however, able to sneak in an afternoon of sightseeing in the Cotwolds, which included the Rollright Stones, Warwick Castle and many a fine pub. Continue reading
I had that line from European Vacation stuck in my head the entire time I was in London. So, on my last day in London I raced to Westminster to catch Big Ben, Parliament and Westminster Abbey in the dwindling light of the day. Continue reading
On my day off while in London I paid a visit to the Tower of London. We walked from the Underground along the Thames and then across the Tower Bridge, stopping by London Bridge to snap a photo. (Note: it doesn’t appear to be in any danger of falling down.) Continue reading
I stayed right across from Buckingham Palace so I felt compelled to watch a changing of the guard at least once during my stay. I decided to skip the big zoo and instead watched the smaller Horse Guard. Continue reading
On our lunch break during the second day of DevStation we took a short trip away from the convention center toward Fleet Street and St. Paul’s Cathedral. I dined with Dickens and Voltaire at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese on delicious kidney. Continue reading
My first full day in London was fairly uneventful. I spent most of the time here prepping for my presentation at Sony’s DevStation 2007. I did find an hour or so to do a little sight seeing and passed by the London Eye. Continue reading
While waiting in the airport during a layover on a flight bound for London I booked travel to Scotland. I then proceeded to jump on the plane without knowing whether or not my new ticket would be approved and issued before I arrived in England many hours later. Continue reading