Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Bones of St. Bride’s, Fleet Street

“Little of importance that has happened in England’s story has not been echoed in St. Bride’s” Originating from Roman times over 2000 years ago, St. Bride’s is now in its 8th reincarnation. The Blitz left the previous church a “smouldering … Continue reading

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The Pothole Gardener: a guide to guerilla gardening

I follow Steve. the ‘pothole gardener’ around Shoreditch one Sunday, where he teaches me a whole new side to gardening. Continue reading

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Tower Bridge: behind the scenes

Tower Bridge is undeniably an icon of London. People who have never been to London are visually aware of it and, more importantly, know exactly in which city it resides. The Germans even chose it as their “centre point” for … Continue reading

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Life on London’s Canals – a guide to blissful living by Zoe & Matt

My friends Matt & Zoe show me the art to blissful living on London’s canals. Continue reading

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The Royal Opera House: a personal backstage tour

On a day where they are filming Carmen in 3D, I take you around behind the scenes of the world-famous Royal Opera House of Covent Garden. Continue reading

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