Lost mittens and foundlings of Coram Fields

This lost looking little mitten hooked on a railing as if by a kind passer-by for the mother to find is actually made of bronze. It was part of an art exhibition in 2010 at the Foundling Museum and it one of a number of items by Tracey Emin called Baby Clothes. Thomas Coram’s...

Is there anything about India in St Pauls Cathedral?

The answer is yes, a lot. I had the pleasure of visiting St Pauls recently and walking around as a tourist, just looking, not giving a guided tour. The number of references to India in the cathedral surprised me as I had not noticed them before. This week’s blog is the result of some...

Announcing a new sister website

A couple of guide friends and I were talking about how we love to delve deep into some subjects that really interest us and how great it would be to share our knowledge with visitors. French-Black-Irish-Londonwalks.com is the result. Staying home more because of Covid 19 has given me time to work on my...

See Canary Wharf in your bikini

One of the things I love about London is how entrepreneurial people are and the surprises a visit can bring. At Canary Wharf for example, you can see floating hot tubs. Hot Tub Skunas is the name of the company that rents them. They are electrically powered and the water is warmed by a...

Norfolk the county of little villages and big churches

I took a couple of days off to visit Norfolk and took lots of pictures. The beaches are lovely but the weather for late June this year was cold a grey. Instead of sunbathing  I explored some beautiful villages with flintstone cottages. Nelson and Vancouver A tiny hamlet in Norfolk was the birthplace of...
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