Continuing on with our version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to make your move festive, the next line in the original is: “On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me seven swans a-swimming.”
Please join me in now singing our Christmas carol:
“On the seventh day of Christmas, London gave to me…
several swans in ROUND POND…”
Just like on the Fourth day, I thought I’d stay quite literal on this one. The Round Pond just outside Kensington Palace in Kensington Gardens is a water-fowl’s haven and lets you get nice and close to white, feathery prettiness. Experience has informed me that if you sit at the water’s edge, a swan just may swim right up to in hopes for food. I’d recommend the Thames river-walk in Richmond as well if not for the fact that a mad, hissing swan there royally freaked me out :).
And now, to continue caroling: