Sunday – London Marathon Day
Today was another great day outside. Not quite as cloudless and bright as yesterday, but still so lovely compared to the long winter we suffered through.
I went to the Spencer House, which is on Green Park to take a guided tour. They are only open on Sundays and have timed tours. The tour guide was really amazing and knew everything about the house and all the art works in it. The house was built in the neo-classical design of the late 18th century. The rooms are all white with gold gilding, and have tons of classical references. This is the house of Princess Diana’s family. It is close to Buckingham Palace and overlooks Green Park. It is certainly one of the best homes I’ve seen. I learned a few things from the tour guide. One, Charles II had lots of girlfriends and illegitimate children…
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