Durham: first impressions
You may already be familiar with Durham even if you’ve never been here
Practical guide to London markets
One of the things I love about London is the markets, both covered and open air.
London’s Guildhall has a hidden surprise
No matter how many times one has visited London, the city always has one more secret to share
Visit the magical Leadenhall Market
First, find The Leaky Cauldron pub between a bookshop and a music shop.
Arundel Castle from Norman times to this day
The views from the keep are astounding: the town
Guide to the London Borough of Southwark
Many of London’s big attractions and landmarks are located south of the River Thames
The Imperial War Museum of London
The Imperial War Museum on Lambeth Road is among the many London museums without an admission fee. Visitors can, if...
Roast Restaurant at Borough Market
Roast. The name of this restaurant makes my heart flutter. Roast beef. Roast pork belly. Roast chicken. Roast potatoes....
The Temple Church in London
Temple Church leaped into fame with The Da Vinci Code,
St. Katharine’s Docks, London
St. Katharine’s Docks is one of London’s unexpected havens of tranquility. Central London’s only marina, St....
St. Mary-le-Bow Church, London
True Cockneys are born within earshot of the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow church in Cheapside. What is a Cockney, anyway?...
Shopping at charity shops in England
Up until recently, I never shopped at a charity shop. The idea of buying somebody else’s discards didn’t appeal to...