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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.…

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…

Henley – Miss Givings

Henley – Miss Givings

The first month is drawing to an end and what a month! this week I left my home of 16 years to go straight into a week run of my one woman show – Miss Givings.

This was the reason we did not leave sooner, as this Festival was booked ages ago and I was keen to be able to do a whole week on one place – quite a luxury for a show of this type.

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 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…