Would you believe it, all of a sudden I have ‘travel plans’. I’ve had the odd holidays and trips before, of course, and with family living abroad there’s always been a sense of adventure in just going home. But now I’m working freelance and have better flexibility with travel. No more holiday allowances, and no […]
Sunny Sundays in London are good for many things. Namely: a walk, a pub lunch with friends, and some beer. This pub had a lovely little guest whilst we were there. But no, he wasn’t getting any of our food. What’s your favourite thing to do in a city on the weekend?
Despising, For you, the city, thus I turn my back: There is a world elsewhere. – Coriolanus by William Shakespeare, Act 3, Scene 3 At the beginning of summer this year, I left London. Saying that I left ‘despising’ it would be a little over-dramatic, but I’ve just proved a penchant for the dramatic by quoting […]
I went to Greenwich just to meet friends and lie in the park. It was a Sunday, the weather forecast had promised some bursts of sunshine, the people I was meeting up with were hungover: it seemed like a good day to lie back and look at the sky. From the very start I was […]
My Photo of the Week this Sunday is…. Sunbathers crowd the edge of the Serpentine in Hyde Park. The month of July 2013 was the hottest a lot of us Brits can remember in a long time. And we have not stopped going on about it. Even I – used to these temperatures after four […]