Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: Gordon Square

I cross the very busy road at the zebra crossing at the top of Tavistock Square and as I walk the streets get quieter. Crossing onto a quieter corner, I’m in Gordon Square. The gardens here are like a wild meadow, overrun with long grass and flowers. Parts are roped off from the public and allowed to grow tall. Today is a lovely warm day, with a breeze and … Continue reading Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: Gordon Square

Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: St George’s Gardens

  St George’s Gardens is tucked away, down a side street across the road from the Brunswick Centre. When you enter the gates and walk down a small slope, you walk into what initially looks like a normal, sort of narrow park. It’s only as you walk further into the space it becomes obvious that this isn’t a normal park but a burial ground. The … Continue reading Lunchtimes in Bloomsbury: St George’s Gardens

The Writer’s Walk: Hodge the Cat

Walk Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (including a few rests on benches on the way) Starting from and ending at: Liverpool Street Station Main Attractions: Postman’s Park, Dr Samuel Johnson’s House & Hodge the Cat Church Tally: At least 6 (including a Cathedral)   Start at Liverpool Street Station, outside by the Kindertransport Memorial. Walk south down to meet London Wall, cross over the road … Continue reading The Writer’s Walk: Hodge the Cat

11 Things I need to tell tourists about the London Underground

  1.You don’t need to press the buttons on the tube trains to open the doors this will do nothing AT ALL and make you look like a tit. HOWEVER you will need to press the buttons on DLR trains and if you don’t this will make you look like a tit. 2. Tottenham Court Road station exits: Far left back on yourself of escalators … Continue reading 11 Things I need to tell tourists about the London Underground