Day two of our little London trip! After around 10 hours sleep (each) thanks to the most ridiculously comfy mattresses ever (no joke-I stripped the bed & took down the name of it, I.need.it), we felt ready for another day of exploring.
We headed straight down Oxford Street & straight into Selfridges. I touched on how mental Oxford Street was in Day 1 post. But for a Wednesday morning, it was just crazy. Trying to keep ourselves to our selves, not get my backpack swiftly taken off or lose my Mum in the madness, we linked & prayed. Taking in the beauty of the whole Street (& London itself) kept us more than occupied.
I'm used to Selfridges, we have a couple in Manchester. But this one was just that bit more special. The cornicing & beautiful architecture of the whole building was so extraordinary to see in a department store. I had a little wander through their gorgeous 'wonder room'. Seeing watches starting at 40k & I'm sporting 4 year old converse and a backpack we made a swift exit, back out onto Oxford Street.
A little way down Oxford Street is home to Liberty. The most majestic building, home to even more beautiful interior. The flowers outside were something else. The smell was so divine. I honestly couldn't think of a better job than being the florist to the Liberty flowers?! Dream.
This place was honestly just beautiful. A whole other department store experience. My Mum fell completely in love. We're getting the photo of us with the flowers printed & framed.
Carnaby Street was such a cool little place to explore. We had no idea we were about to stumble across it until we saw the huge banner.
Flat Planet (heaven)
We had been walking around exploring for some time & felt empty bellies. Everywhere we were looking at had no room at the inn for two little ones. Until we found this place: Flat Planet.
A perfect answer. Pizzas! On a spelt base, with all kinds of delicious toppings & fresh drinks. We opted for the lemonade-very lemony, Mums eyes watered a lil bit. I couldn't get enough. Two cheese & tomato pizzas arrived & were instantly inhaled. I am a self-confessed pizza lover, but these were something else. I have honestly never, ever tasted pizza this good in my whole life. My Mum doesn't even like pizza, I've probably seen her eat a grand total of two slices in her whole life. Yet she wanted us to go back for more. I wish I knew why it was so incredible, I don't know whether it's the sauce, base or cheese. But I would happily have it as my last meal. Heavenly.
Queue shots of us devouring & experiencing true love:
*Real life heart eye emoji face*
Aka, posh shop paradise. Dior, Louis Vuitton & Chanel all opposite each other. More beautiful buildings, gorgeous shops & patriotic flags.
Filled with business men swanning around in expensive suits & briefcases talking fancy foreign language importance on their phones. Mum & I, tourist style, took snaps & took it all in. So different from our home town, a completely different life to anything I've seen//experienced before.
We had a slow wander back through Hyde Park & stopped off at the Serpentine for drinks overlooking the lake. Perfect way to end the day.