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Hampstead Heath

A piece of the countryside in London, stunning views of the city including the Shard, Gerkin and London eye and the famous pancakes from the Hampstead creperie – a 33 year institution located on Hampstead high street.


My Pop Life #19

Everything Must Change   –   Oleta Adams

…the young become the old and mysteries do unfold
cause that the way of time nothing and no one goes unchanged… 855 more words


Mel Brooks, wellies and kittenly yearning

Ahoy there Bertie Beetle,

What a week!! I have almost literally not stopped moving for seven days. I’m so drained but everything that’s happening is super positive, so I can hardly complain about a little bit of exhaustion, right? 559 more words


Swain's Lane, Street Art

Street art at Swain’s Lane.
The road to Highgate Cemetry.
Where a young Elizabeth Taylor
sits in swimsuit, posing.
From a still from Suddenly Last Summer. 20 more words


Another camel steak anyone?

Sometimes, all it takes is a barbeque to break down barriers.

In May 1897, advertisements appeared in the press announcing the forthcoming ‘Mohammedan Christmas’: Bakreed… 287 more words


20 Big C Challenge Highgate Tour

Finding myself with a free Wednesday and Fleet Singers fliers left to distribute for our John Betjeman related Concert in Highgate this Sunday, I decided to make a start on my Camden Libraries Challenge – visiting them all in this mid-March to end May period when, 5 years ago, I was making my “staggering farewells” from my nearly 35 year career in Camden Libraries. 672 more words

BigC Challenge

Highgate Cemetery (The "Magnificent Seven" Tour)

Highgate Cemetery is probably the most famous cemetery in London – I had heard of Highgate before any of the other Magnificent Seven. It is the burial place of some of the most famous figures ever to have graced London, and is well-known in popular culture, having appeared in novels such as  2,035 more words