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The Greek Interpreter

The Greek Interpreter

This isn’t exactly what I signed up for. How many times have we said that in our lives? In this tale an interpreter really has no idea what he has gotten himself into. 2,120 more words

Fiction

Hullo! London Town.

Why This Blog Must Exist

So, I know blogs are overdone in some sense, but this is really for my own sanity more than anything.  There won’t be any real order to it, but perhaps just my spewing out whatever happened that day — or even random thoughts from events that happened a few days before.   737 more words

London

Hide and seek

Charing Cross Library, although in a brilliant location, has never been the easiest library to find. Many customers have said they used to walk past for years without realising there was a library here, and this is not helped by our relatively narrow entrance. 66 more words

Refurbishment

Campaigners in west London mark the closure of two A&E facilities – pictures

(photo report by Steve Eason)

The A&E departments at Hammersmith hospital and Central Middlesex hospital were shut down on Wednesday as part of a programme of “improvements” recommended by the Clinical Commissioning Group. 89 more words

News

Achilles Blog 15 - 3.6.14. Everything depends on everything else

After a long night standing at the Museum, I came home yesterday with a swollen ankle. Support is needed during periods of inactivity because a poorly functioning Achilles tendon is not working the calf muscle – and this muscle helps pump blood back up to the heart. 148 more words

40 years - and it has just flown by!

This week our colleague Rebecca celebrated working at Westminster Libraries for 40 years. She started in her teens at Marylebone Library as a library assistant and is now the Duty Supervisor at… 175 more words

Marylebone Library

Part of me hates the pup.

Mam’s got a puppy now, he’s a sweet black Cocker Spaniel dog.

Now he doesn’t annoy me in the slightest, I take him out when he needs it and clean up after him and so forth. 1,064 more words

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