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International Tourist Guide Day 2021

Today is 21st February, International Tourist Guide Day and my colleagues, qualified tourist guides all over the world are writing blogs, offering tours and virtual tours today. We are all looking forward to showing visitors the famous and the little-known sites where we guide. We tell the stories of these places, these buildings and...

To London with Love, the 2020 Christmas Lights

This week we are in lockdown so no-one can visit London but the lights will be here again next Christmas. You can see from my photos how empty the streets are. It is very sad but we will get through this. Oxford Street and Carnaby Street lights are emphasising the love and kindness people...

High Beach, Epping Forest, Royalty, Poets and Highwaymen

On Sunday I am doing a short live zoom tour at High Beach in Epping Forest for a company I often work with. The trees here are mainly oak, beech, hornbeam and silver birch. I love walking here especially at this time of year when the rough ground is covered with autumn leaves. We...