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At the Gender clinic

To Charing Cross Hospital, to see my psychotherapist. Serra is a psychologist, who starts by taking a history: how do I feel? How have I felt? 554 more words


Strand Dining Rooms

History and Background:

Ex-Gordon Ramsay chef will be taking over Strand Dining Room’s kitchen from April 3, so expect some new dishes!

Serving all day British food, as well as afternoon tea, Strand Dining offers classic and traditional English food at an affordable price. 206 more words


Pop Up Underground Cinema comes to London

A disused part of Charing Cross Station will become a pop up cinema from 29th May.

To celebrate the tube becoming a 24 hour service from September, … 85 more words



cier, m.n: a turn, time, business, affair.

The “ci” sounds like “ch” in Old English, which brings us to the etymology of Charing Cross.

The “Cross” refers to the cross that King Edward I erected in memory of his wife, Eleanor of Castile, in 1291-1294. 97 more words

Old English

Charmed in Charing Cross

Day 17 of Ben Aaaronvitch’s epic trek, visiting every London Borough to talk about his Cityread book Rivers of London, and it was time to revisit the ‘scene of the crime’ – or as near as you get to it in library terms – when he came to… 289 more words