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London In the Sun

So, for this post I was going to write about Roof top bars, but instead I’m going to write about the namesake of this blog. James’ London was always meant to be my ongoing narrative of how I see London. 863 more words

London is Boring

“London is boring. There is nothing to do.”

I am a member of a travel forum and this statement was posted by another participant. I wouldn’t take this personally…except that maybe I do. 1,237 more words


Westminster Tories in disarray, Labour opposition defies Mayor, and new party to fight Oxford Street pedestrianisation

Plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street have caused Westminster council’s Tory leadership and their Labour opponents to defy Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, and have given birth to a single issue party to fight the local elections this Thursday. 554 more words


Oxford Street Vegan Brunch

Fabulous brunch today; had to write about this place as soon as I arrived home.

*Apologies for any inevitable spelling mistakes and questionable sentence structures.*  515 more words


William Henry Blackburn

William was born in Wolverhampton in 1886, the son of William and Emma Blackburn. They were living at 14 Oxford Street, Bilston, in 1901, along with William’s siblings Florence E., Joseph, George, Alfred, Elsie and Nelly. 73 more words

Men Who Served

X is for X Crossing

I really don’t have any Xs, so I had to think laterally.

So, over to Oxford Circus’s X Crossing, at the busy junction of Oxford Street and Regent Street. 126 more words

Photo Challenges

John James Woolley

John was born in Wolverhampton in 1892, the son of James and Ada Woolley. In 1901, he was living with his parents at 140 Oxford Street, Bilston, along with his brother James. 85 more words

Men Who Served