Ice Skating and the Natural History Museum

It still seems hard to think that this time in a month Christmas will be completely over, the weather is still so mild and not a glimpse of snow. I walked past the Natural History Museum in London today and they have an ice rink there at the moment with a ferris wheel, it all looks very lovely set against this magnificent building. If the children were with me I would have given the skating a go, something I haven't done since I was a child, I'm sure it should be on my bucket list!
It was full of people of all ages and abilities, sadly no budding Olympic skaters today.
I really enjoyed watching everyone from the sidelines.
London is great for these sort of events, last year it was in Hyde Park, it's a great way to spend the afternoon.

22 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Justine! I would learn how to skate if I could skate somewhere like that!

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  2. The building is magnificent -- what a setting for a rink! I was quite the ice skater in my early days, such a sense of freedom on the ice.

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  3. What a great place, Justine.
    Carol B.

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  4. I'm itching to be in London on such a clear day, and at the natural history museum! Thanks for this nice walk with you.... Gis from photomeditations

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  5. These wonderful photographs make me want to dust off my skates and give it a whirl!! Been a long time.

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  6. Um otimo lugar para passear e apreciar a arquitetura
    abraço
    Milton

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  7. What fun! I love the close up on those blue skates.

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  8. And what a beautiful place to go ice skating! The architecture of that museum looks gorgeous.

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  9. These are such fun shots.. I used to Ice skate when I was young, And I must admit I wasn't half bad.. But there was only one rink in Vegas and they closed it.. So that was the end of my skating career.

    Hugs, Linda

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  10. How beautiful, love the carousel! Brings back memories of Bronte being obsessed with skating when we visited you last!!!! counting down the days until you join us in Sunny Sydney!!!!! xx

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  11. I love the blue sky against the building...yes, the time does fly by doesn't it?

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  12. Oh - what a fantastic blue sky - it almost tricks you into thinking its warm outside.

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  13. i loved ice skating as a kid too! oh, especially in outdoor rinks in such beautiful weather!

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