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Photos: Dover to Calais

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

Crossing the English Channel
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Week 33: Last week in London

Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | Views [321]

A couple of months ago I wrote about trying and trying again until you succeed and though the week had barely begun I felt like a hypocrite. Here in London they’ve had a number of film premieres and after my failed attempt at seeing the Harry Potter  ... Read more >


Photos: Greenwich

Saturday, 29 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

Greenwich, the O2 and the film shooting
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Week 32: Which is about nothing

Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | Views [285]

The Queen wandered around my home country last week which I suppose it was only fair after I’ve been wandering around her home country for the last couple of months. Hearing about the Queen’s visit from a British point of view really makes me wish we ... Read more >


Week 31: Where I ironed tablecloths and folded napkins

Sunday, 23 Oct 2011 | Views [492]

London is very deceptive in autumn. When I see a sunny clear day where the leaves are still green on the trees I automatically think it’s warm outside but that is not always the case. After leaving the house several times with only a jacket and then ... Read more >


Week 30 which was spent being bored

Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | Views [463]

The most brain power I use all week is thinking of what to write in this here journal. When I’m actually travelling  it’s quite easy to write about the places I visit but when I’m in London, well sadly enough London’s like base camp for me, and there’s ... Read more >


Photos: Autumn in London

Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

Camden, Regent's Park and Tooting Bec Common
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Week 29: Where I went to visit the Queen and to see a King

Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | Views [374]

After whinging about how the weather always turns cold when I come back to London, the clouds decided to spite me and disappear for most of the week and the autumn weather was a lot warmer than it has been all summer. Now I finally understand what ... Read more >


Photos: Buckingham Palace

Saturday, 1 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Week 24: Come rain, hail or shine

Sunday, 28 Aug 2011 | Views [559]

It’s raining, it’s pouring and now it’s bright and sunny. Come rain, hail or shine is not a phrase I’m going to use again, especially in London because well, chances are it’s going to rain. When I got up early on Tuesday morning determined to get a ... Read more >


Photos: London

Sunday, 28 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

Extremely grey and boring after last week's summery Austrian photos :)
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Week 22: In search of Beatrix Potter and Mr Darcy - The Lakes District and Lyme Park

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | Views [955]

It rains an awful lot in Cumbria. Driving up, the rain was coming down at a 45 degree angle and as our host pointed out, it really did feel like we were driving through a vortex. A vortex into a place that time forgot. . . or more likely, it rains too ... Read more >


Photos: Lyme Park (aka Pemberley)

Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: The Lakes

Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: The World of Beatrix Potter

Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

Beatrix Potter's House and Beatrix Potter World
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Copycat riots in London and Birmingham: Destruction without reason

Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Views [362]

The Malaysian waitress in the Chinese restaurant in Birmingham, called them vampires because they only came out at night and wore hoods while they destroyed people's lives. But even vampires have a reason for doing what they do. The number of tube station ... Read more >


Week 21: In Search of Jane Austen – Hampshire, Lacock and Winchester

Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Views [500]

‘Hampshire: The Home of Jane Austen’ the sign greeted us and let us know we were in the right place. Driving up to the winding path up to the old manor house which had been converted into a hotel, we craned our necks in anticipation to see how grand ... Read more >


Photos: Lacock

Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

Film location for Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Cranford and many more
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Photos: Winchester

Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

The Round Table :)
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Photos: Jane Austen's Hampshire

Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


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