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Day 5, London 2

Friday morning, I woke and has a quick shower, then I went downstairs for breakfast. I spotted some food and things I hadn’t seen yesterday, so I gorged on toast and fruit and cereal and fruit juice. 833 more words

Almost missing our train to Paris

This summer I went on a two week long excursion throughout Europe with my family. We hit four different countries and eight cities in just 14 days. 605 more words


Secret Harry Potter in London: the real Diagon Alley and platform 9 3/4

If you are a fan of Harry Potter, you of course already know that in London you can easily spot a lot of the films locations but, what probably you don’t know, it is that few of them remain secret and not many people actually look for them as they are not part of the “official” tour. 298 more words

Books I Read, Movies I Watch

Day 1.  A late autumn visit to London

A cold morning at home so before leaving the house I donned my winter coat and woollen scarf for my journey to London. I find long distance train travel relaxing and, once on board, I settled down to reading ‘Mr. 525 more words


Jailbreak Lunch Challenge: King's Cross to Stratford

Each week LDN Lunch Break Challenge will set and complete a timed task and wants you to do the same. Get involved.

The challenge

Get as far away from your starting destination as possible in 15 minutes.

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That's what we do in the pub

April 16/16

On Thursday night I met up with Liam at a pub near King’s Cross Station in North London. I have been so sick with a cold but he told me to come because it would be fun. 167 more words

The Dog on the Train: A Victorian Fox Terrier at King's Cross Station

An 1879 edition of the Huddersfield Chronicle reports the story of a little fox terrier named Wasp and his owner who, at the time, was a student at a college in London.  512 more words

19th Century