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’!
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Most of us learn about the marvellous Great Exhibition at school. Over 100,000 exhibits under the vast roof of the Crystal Palace in South Kensington! But have you ever heard about the protest that took place there on 21st June 1851?
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
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