Tower Bridge Exhibition, London

3rd Nov, 2015

Prior to my most recent trip to London, the only thing I knew about Tower Bridge was this: In 1967, an American named Robert McCullough bought London Bridge, dismantled it,…

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The Shoreditch Street Art Tour Changed...

30th Oct, 2015

Have you ever spent gobs of time with someone, to the point where you think you know everything about them, but then something happens and you start to see them…

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Bageriet: a Swedish Bakery in London?...

19th Oct, 2015

There is a banging noise coming from the courtyard outside, and the sky above London is grey. It all feels familiar, the early morning sounds and sights of a city…

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More Scenes from St. Albans

21st Jan, 2015

By popular demand, here are a few more scenes from St. Albans. (Tomorrow we’ll talk about South Africa and the Kloof some more. And then I’ll go back even further,…

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The Cock Inn, St. Albans, England

20th Jan, 2015

St. Albans is incredibly charming, and it’s a very short train ride from London, and there are plenty of other reasons to visit. All of them, however, are being crowded…

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Sunshine in London.

19th Jan, 2015

I’d seen London so many times before. But I don’t think it’s ever been as lovely as it was at the end of October.   I’ve heard it said that…

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Dans Le Noir Restaurant, London

15th Jan, 2015

  “I can’t figure out what this is.” “It’s … slimy.” “I can’t cut anything.” “Cut? I’ve just been using my hands.” “Speaking of hands, Geraldine, keep yours to yourself.”…

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Street Art in London’s East End

13th Jan, 2015

  I tried to do a street art walking tour when we were last in London. I’ve always wanted to take one, to have someone point out the Banskys that…

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WTF Wednesday: Montcalm Hotel at the...

8th May, 2013

– This WTF Weds takes us back to London. But I start out with a little anecdote about Portland. It’s cool if you get confused. That’s how I spend most…

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