Category United Kingdon

London: The perfect walk

Recently, I’ve had some very good Australian friends staying with me.  I sent them off for a good few days of ticking off all those classic London attractions that everyone should see on their first visit …. then it’s my time to be tourist guide…… Spoiler alert for any future guests, but I do have a standard […]

Top 5 London Brunch Spots

Brunching seems to inadvertently become my new weekend hobby habit…. I lived in Australia back in 2009 and loved how well avocados were put to use, avo & poached eggs on sourdough was a firm favourite, or simply just avo as a spread in sandwiches.  I came back to London and never forget asking for avocado […]

#HiddenGemsLondon: Trinity Buoy Wharf

Today, after fourteen years living in London, I took my first ride on the Docklands Light Railway.  Why has it taken me so long?  Simple, THERE IS NO DRIVER. Recently, I read about Trinity Buoy Wharf – a place with art installations which looked right up my street.  Only problem is the nearest transport link […]

Dark Tourism: Cemeteries

This weekend I visited Brompton Cemetery in London.  It is such a magnificent and serene place, first opened in 1840 and now managed by the Royal Parks.  Some parts are overgrown adding to the historical nature of the family tombs, masouleums, ornate monuments and even some catacombs (unfortunately all locked up when I visited).  There […]

London – Street Art

Sorry for the absence!  I changed jobs in March and due to a pre booked trip to Australia in April all of my holiday allowance was pretty much used up.  I have been on a little road trip round Sicily, which I will post about shortly but other than that I’ve just been reaquainting myself with […]