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On Top of the World: My New Favourite Spot in London

London has gone and done it again.

Whenever I think I’ve drained all I can from my favourite city, it pulls yet another fairytale site out of the bag. 539 more words



Greenwich is a small special park of London that is home to a rich history with fantastic buildings and monuments.  Not one of the most popular areas of London and often forgotten by tourists but a true gem.   51 more words


Exploring Greenwich: Greenwich Park

I’ve been living in Greenwich for almost three months now, and we’ve spent enough lazy weekend days wandering around its streets for me to have developed some of my favourite spots. 390 more words


"Ships, Clocks & Stars" and the Royal Observatory

Christmas is over, so what to do? I thought it was time to blow away the cobwebs and get out of the house, so I spent my first weekend of the New Year doing something constructive. 852 more words



I should start by saying that I did an internship in London from mid-June to early September. I travelled around France and a bit of Spain afterwards, not returning home to Australia until November 2nd. 489 more words

Paddington Hunt Day 7: 21 December

After a few days of other happenings — work 70-s disco-themed Christmas party, the return of Oli from Oslo for good and socialising Saturday — Oli and I tackled what we thought were the last few Paddingtons on the Sunday before Christmas. 138 more words


The Solstice Shorts Festival at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Think about it for just one precious moment.

Wouldn’t it be an amazing idea to get 16 talented writers to write 16 delectable short stories that are all on the subject of TIME, put them in an anthology, and then read them out on the SHORTEST day of the year (which is also Short Story Day), and have all of this taking place bang on top of the Greenwich meridian? 571 more words

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