August Holidays

The featured image is “Supergrandma” pumping up an inflatable ring on the beach at Torquay (note the holstered SPF).

A Visit to the Tower of London

Last week I marked the half-term holidays by taking my two elder granddaughters to the Tower of London. No, they hadn’t been misbehaving, they have become fascinated with Tudor history … Continue Reading →

A wet day in Wimbledon (travel plans for 2016)

However much I am adapting to my new life outside the Metropolis I do find myself pulled back to the Smoke on a regular basis. I snapped these fairytale characters … Continue Reading →

The Continentometer

As I had promised myself, the first thing that I set about upon my return from South America was the long anticipated house move from Wimbledon to a more rural … Continue Reading →

Thoughts of home

It is difficult to know what to say about yesterday’s horrific events on the streets of London but equally difficult to ignore them. The brutal murder of Drummer Lee Rigby … Continue Reading →

Southside House, Wimbledon Common

Searching for shell grottos on the internet, I found a picture of one at a place called Southside House, situated in Wimbledon on the (you’ve guessed it) South side of … Continue Reading →

Christmas Greetings from Southwark Cathedral(s)

Here are a few seasonal pictures of Borough Market and the two cathedrals situated in Southwark. Also, I was pleased to find that a couple of  pictures taken at the … Continue Reading →

The prettiest Synagogue in England

This story begins with the Creation which, contrary to anything that I might have picked up on my recent trip to the United States of America, I firmly believe to … Continue Reading →

St Paul’s Cathedral

Last week I took Lilah and Lily to St Paul’s cathedral for a special outing as I had a dim and distant recollection of first visiting it myself while still … Continue Reading →

London Bridge Tower

In a couple of weeks time I will be changing planes in Dubai and this time it is my fervent hope to be able to get a snap of the … Continue Reading →