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Canada House – London

Canada House – London

Now most Canadians are most likely, like me. When they arrive in London they don’t know or have never heard of the historic building – Canada House in London. Where Canada House is located at Trafalgar Square in London, SW1.…

Day trips from London

Day trips from London

Day trips from London If you’re visiting London for several days you may want to consider a couple of day trips from London. The two-day trips we are going to talk about today are a visit to the iconic seaside…

London a City of Style

London a City of Style

London a City of Style New York is the city that never sleeps and London a city of style where no one can tire of exploring and experiencing. To paraphrase, the famous Londoner Samuel Pep’s “when a man is tired…

London, UK

London, UK

This is my first letter of my 52 week adventure going round the world. So, how this works is each week I will write to someone on my list, picked randomly and I will post it online on this blog – just in case the letter does not reach its destination. The letter includes a card with a random quote, which I hope you will enjoy.

Afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace with the Queen

Afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace with the Queen

Afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace with the Queen After 8 years of trying to go to a Queen’s Garden Party through the New Zealand Embassy at Buckingham Palace I had given up. It seems that unless you know someone, are…

When Mormon’s go bad and other London’s Holland House Youth Hostel tales

I was living in Holland in 1989 and decided I wanted to go to London for a week and ended up staying over a year. It was the time of Edwina Currie and salmonella, the poll tax riots and strange…