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The red and the white

This has been a big weekend in London.  On Saturday the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London, following his election, went on parade through the Square Mile.  1,251 more words

A Thing of Beauty

No, it’s not another picture of Julia, though if she’s reading this I would like to point out that the title would fit.

This is an item I saw in a collectors’ shop in Nottingham last week. 204 more words


Election of the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Today, Michaelmas Day,  is the day of the election of the new Lord Mayor of the City of London, the leader of the City of London Corporation, in the so-called “Common Hall” in the Guildhall (*).  176 more words

On This Day

St Matthew’s Day Procession

Today is the day of  the annual St Matthew’s Day Procession in the City of London,  with pupils of Christ’s Hospital School maintaining a long-established tradition by processing from the church of St Sepulchre Newgate Street to the Guildhall, there  to partake of luncheon with the Lord Mayor of London.  28 more words

London History

So Long, Farewell and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)

Well, the electorate has spoken and the City of Darwin has a new Lord Mayor.

I was elected in 2012 to be this wonderful City’s 9th Lord Mayor, to lead its 21st Council.  305 more words

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She Was Only 16…

Actually I was about to turn 16 when I flew out of Darwin on a great big adventure. I had been accepted as an AFS… 403 more words

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Rebecca Belt is a journalist and publicist who runs The Country Journo – http://www.countryjourno.com.au – and she’s my guest poster this week with her perspective on Darwin. 405 more words

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