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It's a free gift! Blog No 7 - 2018

“I……um…..I’ll speak to Dad and see what he says……” I paused; knowing I was sounding quite underwhelmed. “I’ll get back to you,” was my feeble response. 457 more words


The romantic allure of Greenwich to many a traveller – to stand at the point where east meets west. But if it’s romance you want, well, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. 1,392 more words


Royal Observatory: Greenwich

On a bleak, cold day in London, I ventured to Greenwich, close to the borough I was born, to see if a friend’s recommendation had any merit. 493 more words

Capetown Rainfall

**** UPDATED 9 MARCH 2018 ****

Recently there have been a lot of media reports about the present water shortages in Capetown, South Africa with the latest *Day Zero” being 9 July 2018.  565 more words


Winter Trip 2018: Part 5

The following day was my talk and a trip to Greenwich.

Sir Hans Sloane

We started that day at the local college to give lectures on various topics to the Loyola law students. 805 more words


A cheap fun day return to Greenwich!

A festive day out in London for you and the kids…for only £3!

Now the school Christmas holidays are upon us, what can we do to entertain the kids?  316 more words

Swanley Town Centre

Gone to Greenwich

Even though November is apparently the wettest month in London we were hopeful of some fine weather as we had a few outdoor activities on our ‘to do’ list for this trip.  352 more words