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Starting with this Sainsbury TU embroidery cardigan which is so lovely to wear. I\'m now looking forward to wearing more cardigan throughout Autumn. Bring it on. ⠀
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Life story | A Fish Tale

Another week gone by and another life story update. This week it been about a fish tale.

Last week Richard and I had some time off from work so we decided to hook with his brother and wife and see some fishes. Well the main point was for our niece (his brother daughter) who is 2 to see the fishes at the London Aquarium. Which 2 years old doesn’t like to see some fishes? For us (Richard and I) it was really nice to take our niece to the aquariums and to see her excitement at all the sea life creature.

But folks, despite our excitement taking our niece out for the day, one thing I didn’t expect or prepared for – the huge crowd of people.

Bloody hell! London Aquarium is on the south bank, near Westminster and right next to the London eye. Right in the heart of all London activities. I was expecting a crowds of people – as the day was a Saturday. But wow there was crowds and crowds of people. It was manic and completely mad! At one point you couldn’t move. We could hear people trying to shout out instructed on where to walk but it was pretty pointless as everyone was packed together like sardine

I don’t know about you but I hate a crowd of people. I get claustrophobia, irritated and frustrated on how everyone is walking so slow. This is why I usually avoid going out at the weekend (seriously at weekend I’m a hermit and don’t leave my house for anything – ok to Tesco to buy chocolate) and just stay at home.

So we turned up to the aquarium and we ended up queuing for an hour to get in – for an excited 2 years old this felt like a lifetime. Kids are not the most patience people are they? But then again neither are adults when I think about it.

Here are the following photos from the aquarium. None of them will show my niece face directly as her mum (my sister in law) have forbidden me. Here is my niece fish tale.

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Aplogise my camera doesn’t handle low level lights very well – so photos might be blurry.

If you like looking at aquarium and happen to have a day free round London, then I do recommend visiting London aquarium. It fun day out for all ages. Just don’t go at weekend!


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  • Catherine Roberts
    February 25, 2017

    This is such a cute post, I love it when people share their adventures out (especially as a family). One day I aspire to have a cute little family just like you. Awesome photo’s one of my fav places in the whole wide world is the Aquarium. There is just something so relaxing and soothing about it, I can’t pin point the exact reason though. Thank you for sharing this… Have a positive day!

    February 25, 2017

    Oh yes, I hate those crowded activities in London, thats probably why I’m still waiting to visit the London Eye and Tower one day 😀
    Hope your niece enjoyed the beautiful fish anyway!

  • Ashvin Nankoo
    February 25, 2017

    The pictures looks great and not too blurry. I know what your mean about the crowds. I have been there and you have to be there extremely early otherwise you will spend all your day at the London aquarium.

  • Amanda rodriguez
    February 25, 2017

    So much fun! We love taking out little ones to the aquarium!

  • Porche
    February 25, 2017

    That crowd would have stressed me out so badly

  • Sharon Wu
    February 25, 2017

    this looks like so much fun and i love the photos! xo, sharon

  • Umberta
    February 26, 2017

    The acquriaum & fishes look beautiful! But I hate it too when I visit a place and there are way too many people!

  • Tereza
    February 26, 2017

    Oh bless, she looks so happy tho! And I love those little clowns, they are my favourite:) I don’t even go to London anymore because I can’t handle the crowds, Birmingham on Saturday is enough for me haha!
    BTW- have you had a new re-design? It looks so lovely! (I might have been reading your blog off my phone before so if you’ve had it for ages I just haven’t seen it aha) xx

  • Anna Nuttall
    February 26, 2017

    Hi Tereza, thank you for your kind words. Yes I had a bit of a re-designs as the last design was starting to annoyed me. xx

  • Donna Ashworth
    February 26, 2017

    My boys loved Blue Planet so much we bought an annual pass every year and still do! Fish are mesmerising for kids to watch and it’s such a lovely day out. great post!

  • Colleen Wool
    February 26, 2017

    I love aquariums. The pictures are amazing.

  • Lorena
    February 26, 2017

    This post remind me I have to go london Aquarium soon because it loos beutiful!!! My kids will love it great post thanks for share

  • ivana
    February 26, 2017

    Really interesting and nice post, love the photos xo

  • Norine VanderHooven
    February 26, 2017

    love your photos! And yes, the London Aquarium is amazing and crowded! 🙂

  • Find Your Happy Plate
    February 26, 2017

    Aww that’d be special for her but no thanks, I’ll stay at home to avoid all the tourists!

  • Adventures and Play
    February 26, 2017

    We loved London Aquarium! Unfortunately we went at a weekend and it was very busy sadly. Amazing place though.

  • Great photos! I love taking my grandson for new experiences so I will need to check out an aquarium. Have a great day!

  • Andrea | Moonlight Sweetness
    February 26, 2017

    This is so cute! Looks like despite the long queuing hours you had a blast. I also dislike crowded places! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Corinna @ The Mommy Clause
    February 27, 2017

    Our family loves aquariums too. Looks like you had a fun time – except for the crowds.

  • chei
    February 27, 2017

    Oh my kids will love it here. So amazing and fun!

  • Traveligaya
    February 27, 2017

    ohhmyy~!! that’s a very nice place to visit with the kids!

  • karlyn cruz
    February 27, 2017

    been there a lot last year! my kids enjoyed it so much! theres a lot of fun to do!

  • Elizabeth O.
    February 27, 2017

    I love aquariums! It’s so nice to take the kids to places like this. Your neice surely wnjoyed your little trip, without a doubt.

  • Natalie
    February 27, 2017

    I’ve been to the aquarium a few times as a kid and it was always so captivating. Glad your family had fun!

  • Azlin Bloor
    February 27, 2017

    We love a couple of hours looking at fishes. We visited the London aquarium a couple of years ago and had a lot of fun!

  • Emma
    February 27, 2017

    Looks like your niece loves the London Aquarium almost as much as I do – It’s such a calm wonderful place

  • Elizabeth
    March 2, 2017

    What a super trip! I visited the London Aquarium too the first time I ever went to London. I loved it!

  • Wildish Jess
    March 2, 2017

    Looks like your little one had fun! I’ll take a visit to London alone! lol

  • R U S S
    March 3, 2017

    Sorry to hear about all the people – the lines & waiting could be tiresome but I’m sure it’s all worth the wait. I’ve always thought that aquariums are fun, always interesting, and definitely educational.

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