"I saw the Guard ride by once," I told her. "They were magnificent on their white horses."
"I'd love to see that, " said. Just then some girls came cantering along to at least please us with their horsemanship.
Marble Arch is still a treat. The Arch that goes nowhere. It was built for Buckingham Palace but the Royal Carriage couldn't fit through so it got moved over to Hyde Park. That was perhaps a century ago and clearly anticipated the tourist appreciation of it for backdrop shots. The Horse's Head nearby remains one of my all time favorite sculptures.
We left through Marble Arch and headed down Oxford Street to shop at Mark's and
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