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Safety For The Dead

On the 29th December I arrived in London a little early for my tour that day so spent an hour or two exploring and sight-seeing myself , at least what passes for sight-seeing if you are a bit of a … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost – Better to reign in hell than serve in paradise! – Finding the tomb of Milton.

One of the perks of doing guided tours is coming across unexpected treasures.  Many of the places I visit are off the usual tourist-track but no matter how many times I go out on walks, I find new things almost … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church, Rotherhithe

It would be remiss of me if during this series of posts on my walk through Rotherhithe if I did not mention in some way or other St Mary’s Church.  These days Rotherhithe may well be almost right in the … Continue reading

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My new tour – Sacred, Secret, Gardens of London

One of the joys of doing walking tours around London is that I often come across new areas, secret oasis almost, in the midst of one the largest and busiest cities in the world.  I find that my tourists often … Continue reading

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Leavesden Asylum – A Victorian Hospital with a modern twist!

I’ve written once or twice before in passing on Leavesden Hospital and a possible extremely infamous former patient there.  Recently I went on a walk with a friend of mine ostensibly to create a book promo video for a novel which … Continue reading

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A Trip To Norfolk, A Pilgrimage To Walsingham

Not many people have heard of Walsingham in the U.K. and even less people know of it overseas and yet around 900 years ago it would have been one of the most famous pilgrimage points in the known world.   … Continue reading

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Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon

It had been a long old winter with two potentially serious health scares that thankfully were gradually eliminated over repeated visits to doctors, hospitals and specialists.  With good news ringing in my ears and strong encouragement from some friends I vowed to … Continue reading

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