Category Archives: London

Spitalfields City Farm

I’m a Londoner, it’s something I’m extremely proud about (even though I had nothing to do with it!) but it huge part of who I am. But in common with most cities, being from here can mean lots of things, … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Too hot to do anything

Happy Monday! Last week we had a mini heatwave, it was intense, it was 37C in my house on Thursday, I took many coldish baths and sat in front of fan. It’s calmed down now and thank God. So we … Continue reading

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A bit of culture

I left work early yesterday to go and see the Bridge Theatre’s production of Julius Caesar. It’s a good production, well acted and more urgent than the other productions I’ve seen. That is one of the things I love about Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Halloween Pumpkin Walk

Last Saturday was the Pumpkin Walk, we raised over £7,000 and I had a sore arm from pouring all the mulled wine. Here are some pictures…

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The Bridge Theatre

Last week Ma and I went to the Bridge Theatre to see Young Marx. It was a pre-preview preview to test the theatre before they go-live with their first production and we got tickets for £5.For those of you that … Continue reading

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London

I’m a proud Londoner and I come from a family (at least some of it) of Londoners. So it would feel wrong not in some way to mention what happened yesterday, at the same time, I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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February Photos – Part Two

Not a good place to park. 16 February. Or, how I almost died on the way to work.Blue-ish Sky. 17 February. Morning photo Gold Shoes. 17 February. A different journey to work because of train failure and someone with a shiny pair … Continue reading

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Beefeater Tour

Way back in February 2012, when I had money and a more active social life, I went on an London Cocktail Society tour of the Beefeater Distillery. That night turned into a bit of a tour of London bars (trust … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The threat of development.

I was going to write about the raised beds and the cucumber plant and the gift that keeps on giving, the courgette plants but on the 31 August, Pathways, the charity that owns the land my allotment is on announced … Continue reading

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A Day at Kew Gardens

London in August is interesting. Unlike Paris, the city doesn’t empty of everyone who lives there the other 11 months of the year to make room for the tourists. Although, it’s a bit quieter because the schools are out, the … Continue reading

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