Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge.
Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits with this week’s challenge. Don’t know who the Ses are?… click here to find out.
Your contribution can be anything you want, a photograph, a short story… anything. Visit the main Sam’s Ses Challenge page to learn more.
The fun will be focused here on my blog, but feel free to play along on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Just be sure to link back to the challenge on whichever media you choose, to be certain Sam and I get to see it.
I hope you’ll join in.
This week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge theme is Bridge.
Here’s my contribution:
In Jaspa’s Journey 2: The Pride of London, I see Tower Bridge from several different angles, but I never actually set foot on it (hope that’s not too much of a spoiler!). So when I was in London last year, I took the opportunity to rectify this. Crossing the bridge at night, made for an even more memorable experience!
Tower Bridge has been a part of London’s heritage since it was opened (no pun intended) in 1894. It truly is a marvel of Victorian engineering and architecture.
Tower Bridge is like five bridges in one. On the outside of the two main towers, between them and the abutment towers, are a pair of suspension bridges.
Between the two main towers is the road deck and two higher pedestrian walkways. The road deck between the towers is a type of bridge design called a bascule, which can open to allow ships to pass.
Of course, the view from Tower Bridge isn’t bad either!
Expand your child’s mind (and your own) by travelling the World with the Jaspa’s Journey adventure novels! The first two, The Great Migration and The Pride of London, are now available in both paperback and ebook formats from Speaking Volumes! The third instalment, Jaspa’s Waterloo, is coming soon. Click here for more information.
Jaspa’s Journey: Perfect for Kids 8 – 80!