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One of the things I find most frustrating about London is that there are 100s of blogs that tell you there is a market here…a great coffee place there… But what if you really want to just explore and your own and need to find something to do that doesn’t make you stand out as being the loner all day long (some of us might have just moved to London, or even are from here but want all their friends are coupled off and therefore find themselves at a loose end). 510 more words
Mr. Lloyd the Complaisant.
About the middle of the last century resided Mr. Lloyd, a silk-mercer, on Ludgate-hill, who was almost proverbial for his complaisant and patient attention to his customers, so much so, indeed, that no frivolous or vexatious purchasing on their part would disorganize the equanimity of his temper. 478 more words