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Winter in London: Day Four

Day four was a Sunday, and Sundays in London mean that the Mall (which is the long road leading to Buckingham Palace) is closed to traffic and open to pedestrians. 1,228 more words


#098 The Royal, Tankerton

Walk Past 

The Royal has a lovely setting as it faces the Tankerton Slopes, looking out to the North Sea. It is a Shepherd Neame pub, so not a lot of choice, but I’m sure the Spitfire or Master Brew will be as good as anywhere. 6 more words


The Abbot Cook

The Abbot Cook is another of those pubs that falls into my “lovely old boozer” category. Since the end of its days as a tired student pub it’s been stripped back and refreshed to capture that shabby chic look that so many places have these days. 1,268 more words


Clare and Mike in the 'Old Gate' pub

Thursday 17th April 2014, 6.20pm  (day 966)

Mike is one of the old Leeds university posse — as indeed is Clare, whom I met while we were both studying there in 1996. 49 more words

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Friday Night #3

Believe it or not, there are downsides to living by two major sport complexes.  For most of the year, you have to look at a calendar before leaving the house to see if there is a home game.   399 more words