London for Free – A cultural walk along the South Bank – Part 1
Jul26

London for Free – A cultural walk along the South Bank – Part 1

Taking a stroll along London’s South Bank  There’s one advantage of me working in the City and that is I can always find somewhere to walk in my lunch hour.  One of the places I love to walk is along the South Bank where there’s loads to see and do and most of it for FREE! The walk stretches for over two miles from the London Eye right the way up to Tower Bridge and there’s always a photo opportunity as the...

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Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason’s
Jan05

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason’s

My Annual Birthday Outing and Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason‘s… Today is my birthday and I’m being treated to my annual outing of Afternoon Tea, always to a place that’s very indulgent and horribly expensive in the centre of London! This year my treat takes me to the beautiful emporium of Fortnum & Mason, which is found in Piccadilly, a short walk from the tube station. I love Fortnum’s,...

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Life Through a Lens – The Iconic Buildings of the City of London
Aug28

Life Through a Lens – The Iconic Buildings of the City of London

Capturing the City of London in all it’s glory…… I love taking photographs and I’ve always got my camera with me snapping away, hoping that the next shot is going to be a little bit acceptable!  So in order to take better photos, I’ve just enrolled on an Institute of Photography Diploma course to improve my somewhat lacking skills.  What better place to practice my art than The City of London with its...

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Vintage Camden Passage, Islington
Jun24

Vintage Camden Passage, Islington

I love London, especially when the sun’s shining, it makes walking round our quirky little streets all the more enjoyable, especially when browsing for vintage and antiques, otherwise known as Vintiquing.  One of the most enjoyable little gems I’ve grown up with is Camden Passage, hidden just behind the buzzing Upper Street, Islington. Here you’ll find a mix of cozy cafes, beautiful jewellery shops, upmarket...

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Old Spitalfields, East End of London
Jun18

Old Spitalfields, East End of London

Old Spitalfields, in the East End of London I’m always having a mooch around Spitalfields, it’s only a few minutes from where I work so I often have a look around the market, especially on a Thursday when it’s Vintage day. You’ll find Spitalfields, snuggled between Brick Lane to the East, Shoreditch to the North and Liverpool Street to the South and West, a small neighbourhood with a rich history going back to...

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