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Eleanor’s Cross

Over 150 years old this beautiful monument takes pride of place in car park of Charing Cross station in London. The original was used as a marker of the procession route for Queen Eleanor who was taken ill and died in 1290 on her way to meet her husband Edward I in Scotland. 142 more words

Dark Tourism

Pitched betwixt Heaven and Charing Cross

One beggar helps another beggar into the Catholic Church.

Already I’ve introduced late-in-life Catholic convert, G.K. Chesterton; and, to a lesser extent, Walker Percy.  Percy studied medicine before taking up the pen 449 more words

London with the Lumix GX7

I received my “new” Panasonic Lumix GX7 on Friday, and have already taken it twice into London. Already it has become my go-to camera for street photowalks, and I cannot wait to get another lens for it; I have my eye on the 14-42mm, the perfect all-round lens for street photography. 237 more words



Last week, not expecting to hear anything so early, I received a letter from Charing Cross Hospital with the details of my first outpatient appointment with them on the 20th of February. 361 more words

Gender Dysphoria

Steak & Co, Charing Cross

For my mum’s birthday, and to fulfil her desire to eat here, I reserved a table for 8:30. It took longer, but it was a Saturday night to be fair. 517 more words

Chaos in central London as Charing Cross and Waterloo East stations close due to a gas leak

A major gas leak on the Strand in London’s West End caused chaos at early morning rush hours on Tuesday. 256 more words