Category Archives: Travel

Posts predominantly travel related.

The secret green huts of London

They are an icon of London; not as famous as those famous red symbols such a telephone boxes, post boxes, double decker buses or soldiers on guard and they are certainly less common than the iconic London black taxis but … Continue reading

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The Facing Shores of Britain and Ireland

I found this map last week whilst looking for some other maps (see my old posts Getting lost in the world of maps   Lost in the world of maps!    Amazing maps tracking the cargo ships of the world    … Continue reading

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My new Nursery Rhyme Tour of London

It’s at this time of year where as near as possible I have a slightly easier life.  Fewer tourists though doesn’t mean I’m not working.  In an ideal world I would be using January to write books but I’m still … Continue reading

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Are pubs making a comeback?

Most people around the world know that British pubs are a national institution but from 2001 to 2018, 25% of our pubs closed due to the changing nature of our societies, work-life patterns, availability of cheaper drinks elsewhere and other … Continue reading

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Station Squabble – A fist fight between two London mice!

You don’t have to go to far on my blog to find some of the tough and murky history of East London.  Whatever else you have to look out for in the East-End, even I had presumed the mice and … Continue reading

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London Travel Gift For Christmas

Many bloggers use December as a time to hawk their books and whilst I’m not above that…. (did I mention I have a huge range on Amazon, iBooks and elsewhere lol) I thought I would do something slightly different. Instead … Continue reading

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How WiFi is improving London Underground

There are lots of things I love about London Underground and quite a few I hate and that’s probably the case with everyone who uses it whether like me relying on it to go to work every day or some … Continue reading

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