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Minding the Gap in London

(Apologising in advance for the use of British English in this post.)

On holiday at the weekend, I found myself under a light but constant sprinkle of chilly rain along rows of cosy brownstones. 823 more words

Adventures In England

A musical pal

On my way back from Cheltenham on Friday night, I passed though Paddington Station (which, bizarrely, now seems to smell almost permanently of burnt cooking oil and chips…). 275 more words



“Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” 390 more words


“Aggie Dead!”

We are delighted to welcome another story from one of our favourite Somerset writers, Martha Perriam. A tale of the unexpected, maybe?

“Aggie Dead”

            Even now I can’t sit down in a train without thinking of that girl.  1,493 more words

Beer House, Paddington Station, London ( #August2016PubPerDay number 6)

There’s a shed called the Beer House inside Paddington Station with some overpriced Greene King ales.  It is small and you can’t take your drink outside but if you have time before your train to grab a beer (but not enough time to go to the much better  36 more words

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