Tag Archives: Thames

Ever wondered what do those London neighbourhoods are like?

Have you ever flown into London Heathrow airport? Unless you’re arriving from the West, thereby ruining the Queen’s sleep over in Windsor (because, like a particularly loud American once said within earshot of yours truly, Why have they built a castle … Continue reading

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The night raid to Billingsgate.

Shopping for food in the UK is often not, for yours truly, a joyous experience, and this is due to the utter lack of variety. Honest, there’s more individuality in a pool of cloned cells than in UK’s supermarkets. Even … Continue reading

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Driveways, private gardens and joggers: strolling along West London’s Thames embankment

London has a strange relationship with its rivers: historically, the city owed its prosperity  to its riverine location but, as it grew larger and larger, it seemed to turn its back to them by using as sewers, dumps if not … Continue reading

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