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The best dressed barra’ in town

Walking around London Bridge once lunchtime last week I noticed a great hand-decorated roadsweepers barrow tucked away in  a corner.

There were photo’s stuck on all sides with a mad collection of headshots on the back, a green plastic dragon’s head attached to the handle plus a small owl soft toy and some cryptic messages in felt-tipped pen. 56 more words

Padella Pasta 

When I’m hungry yet indecisive (98% of my life), I turn to my phone for inspiration. My Instagram feed is predominantly food based, with a few friends in the mix. 495 more words

Chateaubriand at Roast, London

Halal status: non-halal*

Roast, located at the Borough Market’s iconic Floral Hall, is a landmark British restaurant. Dining for traditional British food isn’t really on my list but this time the occasion was the quarterly company lunch. 565 more words

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Grand Central Terminal

My romantic sense of adventure is awakened every time I cross the threshold into “GCT.” My first passage through Grand Central was in the summer of 1967 when “Uncle Tom” (Mama’s baby son, whose real name was James) sent us ninety-two dollars to come visit him in Hartford, Connecticut. 11 more words

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Grand Central Terminal

My romantic sense of adventure is awakened every time I cross the threshold into “GCT.” My first passage through Grand Central was in the summer of 1967 when “Uncle Tom” (Mama’s baby son, whose real name was James) sent us ninety-two dollars to come visit him in Hartford, Connecticut. 912 more words

English Pride Is Dented (1390)

On this day, St George’s Day, in 1390, English pride was  dented by the defeat of the Englishman Lord Welles by the Scotsman Sir David Lindsay in a friendly joust in front of King Richard (II) – on London Bridge!  220 more words

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