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Moving House

I would like to apologise for the relative lack of posts recently, I am currently in the midst of organising everything for when I move house next week, which is proving to be a very draining experience. 697 more words


London Day Eight

Sunday 9 April

Today was a nice relaxing day at home. While my gracious and kind hosts allowed me to sleep in they were busy shopping and cooking up a storm for a big family dinner. 52 more words

Daily Blog

The Iron Horse rides into Valley End.

“Ri-fan, Ti-fan, mirth and fun,   

Don’t you wonder how it’s done?    

Carriages without horses run    

On the Staines to Ascot Railway.”

The first passenger carriage in Europe; 1830, George Stephenson’s steam locomotive, Liverpool and Manchester Railway. 591 more words

Escaping London's toxic air - A day of nature in... Egham!

2017 started with a bit of a shock for all Londoner’s. While everybody who lives here has to deal daily with the problem of pollution, we did not believe it was nearly that bad. 614 more words


Upcoming Events #4: Royal Holloway Picture Gallery afternoon of drawing and discussion

Royal Holloway – University of London hold many EVENTS open to the public. Some require booking, many don’t. One such free event is and afternoon of drawing and discussion… 91 more words


Landseer's painting Man Proposes, God Disposes discussed

Here’s an opportunity to listen discussion of Sir Edwin Landseer’s painting Man Proposes, God Disposes, in both its historical contexts and in light of recent discoveries relating to Sir John Franklin’s journey to the Arctic. 39 more words


Royal Holloway


As promised, here is a post dedicated purely to Royal Holloway. Not many people have heard of it, so I’m here to tell you (truthfully) about what it’s like to be here, what there is to do, where there is to go and what is important here. 692 more words