Tags » Charing Cross

Afternoon Tea Time: Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea at the Amba Hotel

We have a new entry to our top three afternoon teas in London although Jen and I can’t agree if it’s number two or three on the list. 549 more words


Paint the Town

Let’s paint the town! Just kidding, let’s just paint buildings! Located outside the Charing Cross tube stop in London is this brightly colored building. Initially the colors seem to blend with the architecture and surrounding greenery, however the more you look, the more patterns and colors appear in this whimsical architectural design.


Foyles Bookshop, London, Charing Cross

This branch of Foyles, on London’s Charing Cross Road, is an immense sight. Spreading across 5 floors (the uppermost floor being home to the café), this shop holds over 200,000 different titles. 208 more words


I bought two D'Annunzio books in the Charing Cross Road

I bought two D’Annunzio books in the Charing Cross Road. The Flame of Life in particular a wonderful old copy and its pages have that musty smell, like soggy, rainy, damp Charing Cross afternoons under black skies, sheltering from a storm. 170 more words

Goldsboro Books, London

In a small side street of Central London, Goldsboro Books is a shop dedicated to First edition and signed books.

Although it was a fairly small shop they had a fairly good range of books, mostly new first editions (some of which are signed), as well as some older first editions such as Harry Potter (these however were not signed). 89 more words


I felt such desire sitting in the Beer House watching the sexy girls going past the door

I felt such desire sitting in the Beer House watching the sexy girls going past the door, and such desire in the Porcupine watching the sexy girls pass by the window, and such desire in the Pyke watching the globes of the barmaid’s bosoms and the curves of the sexy bottoms passing in the street outside; then I left and went to the Sunset Strip strip club and felt absolutely nothing. 270 more words