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Christmas windows in London

England has the best shopping in the world. Not for nothing did Napoleon call the English “a nation of shopkeepers.” Some people might put in a word for… 110 more words


Why Recycling is clearly not rubbish; from garbage to Christmas gift!

­­­­­­­­­­­­Among the many stalls that will be at the Fair Christmas Fayre this Saturday is Paguro, who stand out from the crowd with their innovative, ethical business.  234 more words

Fair Christmas Fayre


So we’ve had the Christmas adverts and now the high street is fully bedecked with Christmas window displays.

Gold and silver are always a given at Christmas time, but metallics including holographic metallics are really prolific this year, mirroring the current fashion trends.  372 more words

Window Display

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

I have known about chestnuts most of my life. In my younger days I tried making chestnut stuffing for turkey. At that time, I didn’t have a great appreciation of chestnuts. 312 more words

I finally have a Christmas jumper! (plus trip to central London)

Yesterday me and my boyfriend decided to take a trip to central London to check out the Christmas decorations and lights on Carnaby Street (we had heard great things). 279 more words


London must move faster on air pollution

Thanks to European judges, the UK government may be taking a closer interest in Boris Johnson’s strategy for cleaning London’s air. A case wonin the European Court of Justice (ECJ) by environmental group Client Earth has increased the legal pressure for Britain’s big cities to bring down the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) spewed in them by diesel engines and inhaled in them by human beings. 726 more words

Air Quality

Christmas in London's Oxford Street 2014

The West End of Oxford Street tends to be the location of many of the flagships stores of the main London department stores.

Selfridges, House of Fraser, Debenhams, Mark’s and Spencer’s amongst others go to town with Christmas decorations to attract shoppers to their stores. 185 more words