Victoria slouch

24th April 2004. ZZ9 slouched around Victoria Street and the surrounding area -- including the Foreign & Commonwealth Office which was holding one of its rare open days to celebrate the ten new countries joining the European Union.

[modern art]
A piece of modern art, comissioned by John Prescott, which acts as a wind-break between the surrounding buildings.

ZZ9ers -- L-R: Nolly, Robert, Doug, Alex, Andrew, Simon, Silas, Ian (hiding), David, Pepper, Sharon (hiding)

[Westminster Cathedral]
Westminster Cathedral

Inside Westminster Cathedral

Big hair

Henry Purcell -- "the man with the largest hair in the world ever"

Stopping for a drink in the Westminster Arms
L-R: Pepper, Hazel, Andrew, Sharon, Robert, Dave U

Outside of the pub
L-R: Doug, Simon, Silas, Hazel

Musicians in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

A skylight in the FCO

Detail from the above

An impressive ceiling -- complete with helium balloon

A robot -- part of the festivities

Later we ended up browsing the books in the Lord Moon on the Mall. This was one of them -- Abracadabra by Wolf Mankowitz

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