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Visit Churchill’s Britain

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Many people (myself included) consider Winston Churchill to be one of the greatest ever Englishmen. He successfully led the country through one of the worst crises it had ever faced; the Second World War. [...]

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The Beatles in London

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Like many people throughout the World, I love the music of The Beatles. I was too young to see them live in the 1960s, but I started buying their records in the 1970s and [...]

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Explore London Underground’s Amazing Architecture

January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The London Underground is the oldest subway system in the World; the stretch of what is now the Hammersmith & City Line between Paddington and Farringdon opened in 1863. Over the years the system [...]

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5 Interesting Day Trips from London

January 21st, 2018|0 Comments

London is a great city with plenty to see, but there are loads of other amazing places to visit outside of the capital and many of them can be reached within an [...]

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Things to do in London outside the Downtown Area

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

You’ve seen Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the museums and galleries etc, all the usual suspects. But what else is there [...]

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10 Great Books about the London Underground

January 13th, 2018|0 Comments

If you are interested in the history of London, then you are probably also interested in the history of the London Underground; the Tube. The oldest part of the Underground is the stretch of [...]

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Top Tips for a Budget London Trip

January 13th, 2018|2 Comments

Full disclosure: I was born in London and for most of my life I have lived and worked there or close by. It is still my favourite city and although I’m living in Canada [...]

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How to Find Free Historical Images of England

January 6th, 2018|0 Comments

I love looking at old photographs, especially of places that I have some connection to, whether they are of a place I used to live or work or where my [...]

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British Genealogy Gems: The 1910 Domesday Books

December 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Lloyd George's Land Valuation Survey If you are undertaking British genealogy research in the early part of the twentieth century, then a very useful resource are the so called 1910 “Domesday Books”. Until now [...]

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