On How to Have A Very British Christmas

Even though I have lived in London for 4 years it took me until my 3rd year here to have a proper British Christmas.  My first year I had a month off so naturally I went home.  My second year I stayed but had spent the holiday with expats. Finally my third year D filled…

A Cabbie’s View of London

Recently I was asked by Dave of CabbieBlog to take part in his series the London Grill: We challenge our contributor to reply to ten devilishly probing questions about their London and we don’t take “Sorry Gov” for an answer. Everyone sitting in the hot seat they will face the same questions ranging from their…

Open London: History on your Doorstep

A few weeks ago the city hosted Open London.  A weekend where the doors to many inaccessible buildings open to allow Londoners prying eyes inside.  Rather than go to central we decided to explore locally. In our neighbourhood there looms an imposing building which operates as a bingo hall.  D and I have been curious…