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Coronavirus Diary 68 – Today I will be meeting with Oliver Dowden, MP and Cabinet Minister

Today is the day after 6 months of campaigning, witty insults, cutting comments and deliberate government discrimination and impoverished ness; I get to meet with a senior Cabinet Minister to plead my case and those of 3 million others #ExcludedUK … Continue reading

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The famous London Underground Rush Hour Like Never Before – A Deserted Westminster

On thursday last week I had reason to go into London as I was practicing one of the new tours I have been working on. For the first time since I moved house in January, I got the tube direct … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 62 – I love it when a plan comes together!

Some of you may remember that in the first days when everyone lock-down, I took the opportunity to go outside having already been shielding for a month or so.   I went off to fully explore my new neighbourhood and … Continue reading

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The (Deserted) Mews of Mayfair

One of the things I like about London are what are known as Mews.  In the 18th and 19th centuries London housing for wealthy people generally consisted of streets of large terraced houses with stables at the back, which opened … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 61 – When Social Distancing takes the Pee!

When I was scouting out the new tour Mayfair and Belgravia Walking Tour last week, I visited the The Grenadier Pubwhich I wrote about yesterday,  I found something in the toilets which was very much a sign of the times. Of course … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 59 – Finally I have something to sit on!

It’s hard to believe that I moved house on Friday 31st January and on Monday 3rd February at 10am I ordered my armchair and sofa. The advice to most of the planet was if you couldn’t go out then at … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 58 – An unfortunate accident!

I made a very rare social outing last week to meet a friend.  It wasn’t planned but I had to go to the bank and they happened to live just a minute away so we met up for a hot … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 56 – My first hug!

In England, last Saturday was known as Super Saturday with the first substantial re-opening of shops and pubs soon after most shops re-opened.   Of course none of that interested me in the slightest. It probably shows something of what … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 55 – great oaks from little acorns grow

Do you remember a few months ago in my post Coronavirus Diary 28 – Dancing in the rain I purchased a baby Spider Plant? It has been growing over the months and it must be doing well as last week I noticed … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 54 – Going on the London Underground!

Last week I decided and sort of had to go into London for the first time since the 6th of February to meet with a colleague. It probably wasn’t the best day to go given that it had been hot … Continue reading

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