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Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London
Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London

Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London

Who doesn’t love a good murder mystery? Sherlock Holmes Museum and a bit of cake is a great place to start.

Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel
Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel

Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel

Brunels’ Thames Tunnel Yip, that ‘ is correct there were 2 Brunels involved in the creation of this tunnel. The only monument to have both father and son work together. Sadly, you can’t go into the actual tunnel, well you…

Ghosts be there… Hampton Court Palace
Ghosts be there… Hampton Court Palace

Ghosts be there… Hampton Court Palace

Can’t believe it’s been a year since I went to this amazing place – Hampton Court Palace. I’ve lived in the UK over 20 years and it too me that long to go there. I’d heard about it over the…

Canada House – London
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

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

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

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

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…