A river runs through it

I cycled south this evening, over Chelsea Bridge to see a flat not far from Battersea Park (which those with long memories may recall is perhaps my favourite London park). The journey - though short - isn't a great deal of fun. I live a privileged existence at present - cycling about 1 mile to work... Continue Reading →

Tempest

Looking north from Vauxhall Cross. The building on the right is the side view of Mi6's headquarters. The building on the left is a huge apartment building. The road heading away is actually Vauxhall bridge which connects the London Borough of Lambeth with the London Borough of Westminster. The tail-end of tropical storm Bertha hit the UK... Continue Reading →

Because all the world’s a stage

Have enjoyed several jaunts at the theatre just recently. Handbagged, currently on at the Vaudeville, is a must-see. It's a comedic dramatised account of the private meetings between Margaret Thatcher and the Queen. It's had rave-reviews, and for good reason. Fenella Woolgar plays (the younger) Thatcher and she has absolutely nailed Thatcher's mannerisms - way... Continue Reading →

Gearing up for the London Tweed Run

I was delighted to receive an email from the organisers saying that I was successful in the ticket lottery for this year's London Tweed Run, taking place on Saturday 6th May. My bike, though a modern hybrid, is jet black and with its brown Brooks saddle (bought weeks ago but still not fitted) - shouldn't... Continue Reading →

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