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:
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.
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…
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?!
“On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me: a partridge in a pear tree!” Well, here’s a partridge in a fifteenth-century painting. Merry Christmas!
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
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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