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67 Hopton Street – an island of antiquity in a sea of modernity

Everyone knows I like to explore all the nooks and crannies in London and find the less well known places and remnants of times past. One such old place is hidden away behind the Southbank and despite almost the whole … Continue reading

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Morton’s Tower at Lambeth Palace

There aren’t too many early Tudor buildings left around these days but Central London has a few.  One of them is within sight of Parliament itself and it’s at one of the palaces that is much less visited than some … Continue reading

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The Leake Street Graffiti tunnel

One of the great things about London is that it has so many facets.  History, big-business, entrepreneurs, literature and theatre, shopping and so much much more including modern culture and that includes street art.   A few years ago I … Continue reading

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My first Virtual 360 Degree Video Tour of London

For the last few months I have been busy working out a vague plan to push my Ye Olde England Tours business forward.  How can you be a tour guide and make any money whatsoever without there being any tourists? … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 66 – I have an actual tour today!

Today is a very special day, I have my first proper tour since February albeit it at 50% off and possibly the only one of this year.  Two people from the Lake District are staying in London for a few … Continue reading

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See me in action…. a 1 hour free video tour around St Pauls – Smithfields, London!

Well everything well yesterday or as well as possible considering the incessant heat, lack of sleep and in my case food lol.  Much of Britain but particularly London is currently being roasted.  Last night it was 26 degrees outside at … Continue reading

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Catch my first ever virtual tour at 4pm London time today (oh and I’m on the BBC again, Radio 5 1.20pm)

Following on from all sorts of big events last week, I’ve been invited by a local history society to do my first 1 hour virtual tour today at 4pm London time. It will be someone filming a streaming video on … 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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My newest tour – Stanmore Circular Private Walking Tour

Finally I have finished putting together my newest tour, Stanmore Circular Private Walking Tour.  It’s all ready available for booking on the Ye Olde England Tours Website and on popular sites such as Viator and Trip Advisor. It’s all entirely … Continue reading

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The Roman Wall in an Underground London Car Park

In those few days between Christmas and New Years Day when it seems I am about the only person at work in London, I gave myself extra time to get into the city before meeting my tourists.   Normally busy … Continue reading

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