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Monday 21st July: Glasgow Hosts Beyond the Games Summit

Glasgow Caledonian University was today the venue for an international summit featuring experts in sports legacy from across the globe.

Beyond the Games, powered by Dell brought a variety of organisations together to explore the potential power of Glasgow 2014 in advancing promotion of the Commonwealth Games Federation’s core values – humanity, equality and destiny. 85 more words


We forgot about Hurricane season and rain..

So our (my) dreams of having a September ground breaking have been fouled. By the weather. September seems the perfect time to start building a house when you live in Colorado (well May would actually be better…more days without snow). 132 more words

A&E's Humble Beginning

British Summer Part 3: Turkish Baths in the East End

Hello readers,

It seems that with the chilly weather, British Summer is turning into British Autumn. It feels that summer was a little short-lived and I am optimistically hoping that a surprise heat wave is on its way just to finish off the school holidays nicely… but if that doesn’t happen and you need some warmth, there is always the Thermal Spa Experience which I was extremely happy to discover last weekend. 474 more words


Jennifer Worth, Call the Midwife

I actually wrote this ramble after I first read the book, about two years ago. However, I recently reread it because it is the sort of book which is easy to read but also very rewarding every time. 738 more words

Vaguely Literary Criticism

Munching through the East End

9am. My stomach was growling so I wolfed down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Big mistake. Arriving in Spitalfields Market an hour or so later, I was greeted by Ollie, my friendly and amusing guide for the morning. 1,073 more words


Strolling Through Sag Harbor

As another summer Friday came and went, I decided to make the most of the day by heading out to Sag Harbor on Long Island’s East End. 856 more words


Whoops! Walthamstow Wins Weak Woman Over .... AGAIN!

Master plan, little visit to wonderful Walthamstow street market to introduce bestie and DD2 to the wonders of the East End of London.

My sales pitch was as follows : we can just take a leisurely wander down (Europes longest street market, not biggest though) the market. 357 more words