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Dr Johnson’s House

Turn off Fleet street and wend your way through a maze of small streets and courtyards and you’ll arrive at Gough Square. Although most of the buildings around the square are relatively modern,  No. 703 more words


Coals to Newcastle

The Scottish media are delighted by the idea that tea is now grown, albeit in limited quantities, in the Highlands; and that it has ‘generated interest’ from China. 337 more words

In The News This Week

Walking Fleet Street

I was out wandering around Fleet Street the other day when I came across this house, where Samuel Johnson once lived.  There is a plaque on the wall and a statue of his cat sitting on top of the famous dictionary that he wrote.  392 more words


Failing gardens and winning cats

Tried to post this in August, but had some technical difficulties.

5. Create a beautiful garden for my home. If there is no garden, something creative with window boxes. 334 more words


Death and Weightlessness

If you’re impatient and want to get to the heart of this post:


If you’ve got a minute or two extra, and want to listen to me Ramble, start here. 226 more words

In Transit

London - Day 2

It is several days since I wrote my last post so a bit of catching up to do.  I will rewind to where we left off in the previous post. 281 more words