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My writing is now focused mainly on London content, but it started as a general travel blog in 2016. I haven’t had the heart to abandon those posts so you can find them under ‘All Over The World’!


Or just find all my latest posts here:

Memoirs of a Londoner: Anna and Ellen Pigeon

If you’re exhausted by the mere thought of climbing a mountain, grab a cup of tea, sit down (preferably under a cosy blanket), and have a read about some phenomenal women who were doing it in the nineteenth-century.

The Mystery of Clapham’s Roman Stone

Have you ever spotted Clapham’s Roman stone?
Where did it come from? Who did it belong to? What does it say? Why should I care? Well, I can promise to answer at least some of those questions…

Old, New, and Wonderful: King’s Cross

A piece of the old, the new, and the wonderful in King’s Cross. From the exceptional British Library to a transformed industrial yard. Plus, who’d have ever thought you could find a wild, natural oasis in the middle of London?!

The Largest Dairy in London!

A lasting remnant of the milk trade which has all but disappeared from London’s streets! Next time you’re wandering through Maida Vale, look up and you might spot a bovine buddy gazing down at you from on high. Congratulations, you’ve just found Welford’s Dairy – once the largest dairy in London

Memoirs of a Londoner: The Crafts and their Flight from Slavery

Over four days in 1848, William and Ellen Craft fled Georgia for freedom in Pennsylvania. A couple of years later they made their way to England, settling in London and also lecturing all over the UK, sharing and eventually publishing their incredible account. Here is just some of their story.

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