Category Archives: Life

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Coronavirus Diary 80 – I’ve survived Covid19!

I’d just like to say thank-you for all the messages and emails I’ve received this last few weeks and with any luck I can say I just about made it through Covid 19. I still have the famous Covid cough … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with No Time To Die – James Bond

As I mentioned in my No Time To Die film review post, I do a James Bond Tour in London and whilst I was meeting tourists for a Winston Churchill and War Rooms Walking Tour, I noticed that the street … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 79 – I have Covid 19 :-(

Morning everyone, I hope all is well. I’ve been quiet but not away. Some of you may have noticed that my 9 year streak of posting at least twice a week has recently been broken. This won’t be my longest … Continue reading

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The Englishman who invented an American fast-food icon

Everyone loves a hotdog don’t they? I know I used to eat a lot of them though I’ve not had any for about 20 years, partly that’s because it is hard to get gluten free hotdog bread rolls and partly … Continue reading

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Following a fox around St Pauls Cathedral

I’ve written several times in recent years on the green nature of London and even how it is the worlds first National Park City. I have a best-selling book in the shape of Secret Gardens of the City of London … Continue reading

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The Festival of Bells 2021

A few weekends ago, I was out early in London, practicing a walk along some of the ghostly lanes and secret passageways that make up the old Roman City and I didn’t know that my day would be hijacked but … Continue reading

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Exploring some of the cute and colourful mews off Brompton Road

A few days ago I found myself at the Victoria & Albert Museum and afterwards with a bit of time to spare and still entirely without any tourists, I decided to take a stroll to properly explore some of the … Continue reading

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I’ve created a monster!

You might remember well over a year ago I got a very tiny Spider Plant Coronavirus Diary 55 – great oaks from little acorns grow. By September last year, it had been repotted and grown somewhat Coronavirus Diary 70 – The … Continue reading

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I’ve joined the Clone Club – Orphan Black

It’s hard to have not noticed that the Olympics have been on for 2-3 weeks recently but I’ve not watched a second of it as I can’t bring myself to support anything to do with TeamGB on the account of … Continue reading

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Jewels of Persia at the Epic Iran – 5,000 years of Culture exhibition at the V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is the world’s largest museum of applied arts, decorative arts, and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.27 million objects. It was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince … Continue reading

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