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The last night

December 7, 2011

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On my last night in London, I had already given back the keys to my flat and needed a place to sleep. And I had just finished up an awful week at work (plus packing). I was exhausted and I needed to chill out. So I booked a room at the St. John Hotel for a little treat.

They took good care of me (as you can see). The best part: sitting in bed and eating chocolate ice cream in a silver dish. That must be some kind of heaven.

Very early the next morning, the chef made me a bacon sandwich to take to the airport, and I was on my way home.

  1. December 7, 2011 6:13 pm

    This is rather grand. What a good idea!

  2. December 7, 2011 6:21 pm

    Wow, that dinner looks truly delicious. I should have pampered myself like this when I had my last night in Sweden this summer!

  3. marthasnail permalink
    December 7, 2011 6:25 pm

    the perfect send off! i love that little silver dish.

  4. December 7, 2011 6:27 pm

    i’m totally with Martha Snail…. :)
    looks so comforting – well stuffed mini bar too and lovely food and drinks! you really must have loved this place!

  5. December 7, 2011 6:30 pm

    everything looks so lovely. such a good and interesting feeling to really “treat” yourself when you deserve it.

  6. December 7, 2011 6:59 pm

    Wow, what a treat! I’m going to have to request that my husband start serving me chocolate ice cream in a silver dish. Very nice!

  7. December 7, 2011 7:33 pm

    I was hoping you would stay there before heading out.

  8. December 7, 2011 7:43 pm

    really well thought out !!
    (even a bacon sandwich to take to the airport!! woowww, ‘la classe’ ! :)
    nice pictures as always

  9. December 7, 2011 7:52 pm

    leaving england with a bacon sandwich seems like just the right ending :)

  10. December 7, 2011 7:59 pm

    how awesome.

  11. December 7, 2011 8:07 pm

    I cannot hate on this. I am jealous.

  12. December 7, 2011 8:52 pm

    If you’re going to go, do it in style!
    I love this.

  13. December 7, 2011 9:29 pm

    What a way to go out! :-) Sounds like how ‘the other half’ lives.

  14. December 7, 2011 10:15 pm

    i love that you did this so much! i can’t wait to catch up about nyc.

  15. December 7, 2011 10:34 pm

    All I can say is “WOW”

  16. December 7, 2011 10:48 pm

    I do love England. And your work. And that little St John’s piggy.

  17. December 8, 2011 12:59 am

    love the overexposed fridge shot.

  18. December 8, 2011 4:27 am

    I really like to read your blog everyday!!! :))

  19. December 8, 2011 5:49 am

    looks wonderful- love that they have billecart salmon brut rose….maybe you had it with the bacon sandwich…?

  20. December 8, 2011 3:13 pm

    what a great last night. ice cream in bed in a beautiful hotel room, bacon sandwich in the morning…..a perfect last night. i hope you made it home safe & sound. man, i love your blog :)
    some of the most beautiful images.

  21. December 10, 2011 4:40 pm

    Such a nice place for a night to be remembered.

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