After Soviet spy Guy Burgess defected to Russia, what was his life like?
First he and fellow traitor Donald Maclean were held under house arrest for several months, if not years (reports vary), and were interrogated the whole time. 794 more words
I make it a point to visit Fortnum & Mason whenever I’m in London, even if I’m only stopping by for a couple of days. The preserves and marmalades are so yummy that they’re quite on a level of their own, and the chocolates, biscuits, and teas have such classy-sounding names that I’d be tempted to buy them even if they taste terrible. 524 more words
My absolute favourite holiday window has to be from Fortnum & Mason. No bells, no whistles but a simple and powerful message of togetherness, and a subtle reflection of our times and this time of year. 300 more words
The holiday retail madness is truly upon us and nowhere is that more evident that in central London. While the decorations are lovely, you admire them at your own peril if you try to stop for a brief second in the non-stop flow of holiday shoppers on the sidewalks of the busiest streets. 190 more words