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Thames Rockets – London’s fastest boat trip

Last updated on August 16th, 2020I’d like to say this is going to be a cultural post, but in all honesty, it’s going to have some adrenaline thrown in with a dash of James Bond. Having said that, you get to see London’s most iconic sights with me, something I don’t talk about very often,…

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Covent Garden in a day

Last updated on August 17th, 2020Covent Garden is London’s living theatre, a canvas of the city’s enchanting past and its immersive present. It was once Nell Gwynn’s playground with her King, and home to the oldest theatre in London with its 500 ghosts of theatre past. Eliza Doolittle sold flowers to Mr Henry Higgins outside…

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A Guide to Royal Ascot

Last updated on May 27th, 2021Royal Ascot is one of the highlights of the London season and an event to which I look forward to every year. I know nothing about horses, gambling or how to wear a hat, but I do enjoy British traditions and a glass or two, maybe even three, of a…

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Victorian Afternoon Tea at the V & A Museum

Last updated on June 1st, 2018The Victorian Afternoon Tea at the Victoria and Albert Museum had me at seed cake. These two words always bring my childhood back in a whoosh of nostalgia wrapped in a cocoon of Englishness. If seed cake was good enough for Bilbo Baggins and his Unexpected Party, then it’s good…

Things to do in Hammersmith

Things to do in Oarsome Hammersmith

Last updated on December 28th, 2023There’s so much more to Hammersmith than getting hammered during the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. This corner of west London has been my home for the last ten years, and as a local, I can tell you there are plenty of fun, relaxing and exciting things to do in…

Diana London locations

I Spy Lady Di | Princess Diana London Locations

Last updated on December 28th, 2023Diana, or Lady Di, as she was known, continues to fascinate us today, and the memory of the People’s Princess still beats at the core of London’s heart. Diana is omnipresent on the London map: the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, Playground and Memorial Walk, the Princess Diana Memorial Garden and…

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