Tag Archives: London

Don’t conform, make travelling your norm

Slaloming and snaking through one of London’s innumerable underground tunnels, I come to a somewhat sobering conclusion as I try to avoid the throngs. On this particular day, I’m one of the worst of all the scurrying rats. While cursing … Continue reading

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A different way to look at the Thames

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Let your mind do the travelling if your body can’t

By Gary Pearson Driving past Heathrow every day, as a travel addict, has its perks and pitfalls. Looking up to see the immense body of an Emirates A380 gliding majestically through the sky, my mind wanders to a place far flung. … Continue reading

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London’s pigeon problem

By Gary Pearson Pigeons, the dirty vermin that they are, have unquestionably and irrefutably become too comfortable in their surroundings, or more to the point, our surroundings. I express my escalating discord not purely because, regrettably, I once was open-wing slapped … Continue reading

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A sunset to behold on London’s Thames

By Gary Pearson Ambling slowly to the bank of London’s Thames at dusk, I become evermore appreciative of my surroundings, cognoscente of the fact that it’s not necessary to gallivant across the globe to enjoy a rewarding travel experience. I used to … Continue reading

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London neighbours that are world’s apart

Whether it’s hand-in-hand couples walking their spry dogs, families eating at street-side cafes or blokes drinking tea while compiling their latest blog post, Chiswick high street is a strip teeming with activity. It feels like a city within a city, a … Continue reading

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Don’t let cabin fever defeat you on a drizzly London day

Overcast, dreary and drab in London this morning, I thought it best – to avoid the debilitating symptoms of cabin fever – to amble down the street to my local coffee shop for a stimulating brew. And while it sounds … Continue reading

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London living: Fighting for space while waiting for a friend-turned-foe

Every inch of space is contested and every empty seat fought for. As precious as ivory comprising an elephant’s tusk, personal space is an extremely rare and precious commodity. This is London. Crowds start to form as I stand on … Continue reading

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Working in Westminster has it’s perks

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Packed in like sardines on London’s underground

If you’re claustrophobic or dislike confined areas the following content may render you slightly squeamish. If you’re a Londoner, however, this kind of commute to work, unless you’re one of the highfalutin lucky ones, is commonplace. People, like rats in … Continue reading

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