This might seem a strange title when at the time of going to press, here in the UK and indeed the wider world things are not too rosy. Coronavirus, although not yet at pandemic level is causing much mayhem and indeed economic distress by scaring the pants off the financial markets. Weeks of rain has […]Read More Things just got a whole lot better…
For those not of a religious nature and in fact those without a specific knowledge of 14th century saints, the name St Pancras means nothing, other than it being a somewhat magnificent London Railway Terminus.For those who may want to know more, St Pancras became a saint due to his martyrdom and rebellion against the […]Read More Saint Pancras
TV viewers of a certain generation in the UK will be familiar with TOWIE. For those not in that demographic, its a reality TV programme, ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ following lives of 20 somethings living and nightclubbing around Romford, a London suburb but actually in the neighbouring county of Essex and holidaying in Magaluf […]Read More The only way is….
London, like many cities mostly presents its underground railway maps in a topological format. And when I say underground I mean the metro, but it is rarely called that in the uk. The normal colloquilism for London underground being ‘the tube’ . Topological maps show the stations and lines in an ordered and geometric way, […]Read More Lost in London
Anyone who has the pleasure of arriving in Venice by train will appreciate the almost mesmerising experience of walking out of the station to see the Grand Canal. It’s fairly hard to beat that, and really that is just your starting point for the beauty of Venice. Not been? If circumstances allow then do go. […]Read More Two cities, two canals , one name
The UK has its fair share of coffee shops , some more esoteric than others and on day when there is drizzle, a chill wind and an outside temperature barely in double figures (and that can be a day in May) the city dweller is drawn to these places like moths around a lamp. But […]Read More Summer in the city ..so sex, coffee and rock ‘n roll are on hold
Hot on the heels of wearing your hair in rollers when out in town, is wearing your fluffy slippers on public transport.The Liverpudlian trend of being happy in a hairnet and managing to look cool and trendy back in 2015 soon spread. No longer did people assume that these millenials were escapees from a salon […]Read More Unexpected item in the seating area ..why wear Fluffy slippers on the Jubilee Line?