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Delayed update.

So many times I’ve opened a new post to type out stuff that’s happened or not happened and… well… there’s not much to report.

Charing Cross failed to send my notes to Sandyford… despite them knowing I was transferring, and a prior request to do so. 397 more words

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A Wander through Westminster

The world knows the district of Westminster as the home of the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, and the Houses of Parliament. Every day, thousands of tourists mingle with weary locals rushing off to work in this famous area- and it’s that busy for a reason! 539 more words

Travel

Secret London

London has certainly got a lot to offer. But while there are some great things to do and see that are easy to find, many others make you work hard for them. 742 more words

London

'Model' hospital that survived axe requires improvement, say inspectors

A hospital held up as an example for others in London to follow was today found by inspectors to require improvement.

Chelsea and Westminster, which fought off the closure of its accident and emergency department last year, was… 782 more words

Health

Choosing Our Battles

Most living creatures have a fight or flight response to different circumstances. Even when we don’t even realize, our mind tends to go through different scenarios, quickly deciding whether we should stay and fight or whether it’s best to cut our losses and get as far away from a situation as possible and as quickly as possible. 461 more words

London

Savoy Grill at The Savoy, Gordon Ramsay

History and background:

Savoy Hotel is one of the most iconic hotels globally, with a traditional 20′s British theme. There is a very, quintessentially British feel that lingers over the Savoy Grill. 387 more words

English

A tornado, some executions, and a beer flood

This day in London’s history saw at least three major events: a tornado, a mass execution, and a beer flood. On 17 October 1091, a massive tornado hit the city; as with the Great Fire of 1666, damage to property was greater than to human life, with only two deaths recorded. 448 more words

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