Roman roads away from the crowds

Roman roads away from the crowds

I’m all about London’s secrets and I’m also very enthusiastic about avoiding the usual tourist crowds, so next time you’re up at The Tower, and that queue is not looking very inviting, pop across the road to Tower’s secret and most intriguing historic neighbour, All Hallows by the Tower. Ok so it’s not as old as … Continue reading »

Germany Memories and History

Germany Memories and History

I’m passionate about London and its history and its architecture, however another country I am passionate about it Germany. Also exceptionally rich in history culture and Berlin is a beautiful representation of this, with equally amazing architecture. This weekend sees the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, I can’t believe its been … Continue reading »

Fireworks in London

Fireworks in London

The history of London Fireworks We’re entering into a season of historic celebration in London, as the temperature drops the autumn colours that appear the parks are as colourful as the November skies ..it’s firework season (and my favourite time of year). We all remember the reason, celebrating King James I’s survival following Guy Fawkes’ … Continue reading »

Beautiful Holland Park

Beautiful Holland Park

London is lucky enough to have a whole array of beautiful parks, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Regents Park. But one beautiful often missed green space is the delightful Holland Park. Nestled to the west of the city, just a short walk from Holland Park station (surprise surprise) this gorgeous walled park has more of a … Continue reading »