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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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Britain’s Interesting Places: St Ives

February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

This is part of a series looking at Britain’s interesting places not normally visited by tourists.  There are two towns in England called St. Ives, the most well known is probably the fishing town [...]

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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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10 Great English Cottage Books

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

There is nothing cosier than an English cottage in my view, especially a really old one with a thatched roof. Here are some books that celebrate that feeling; looking at the style, the food [...]

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Visit Peterborough in 2018 and celebrate the Cathedral’s 900th Birthday

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

England is a compact country stuffed full of history. So any history enthusiast visiting is really spoilt for choice when considering places to see in England. A destination often overlooked [...]

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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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