Tag Archives: London

Photos of Staycation week 2

The weather has been gradually improving all week, which has been an incentive to get out and about. Earlier in the week, we spent a day in Highgate, which we don’t often get to, despite being just up the hill … Continue reading

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From Little Venice to Little Arabia – Sunday afternoon on London’s canals

I’m on holiday this week but due to lack of funds our vacation has turned into a staycation. Never mind – there’s plenty to do in London, even with the terrible weather we have been ‘enjoying’ of late. So we … Continue reading

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London at 300 feet

On Tuesday we travelled on the latest addition to London’s transport network, the Emirates Air Line. This is the rather confusing name given to the cable car that runs over the River Thames between the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal … Continue reading

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In Wesley’s footsteps (6): Snow Hill

Modern day Snow Hill is a rather featureless street descending from Holborn Viaduct past the west door of the church of St Sepulchre to Farringdon Street, which runs along the old Fleet valley. In John Wesley’s day the Fleet was … Continue reading

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A walk around two royal hospitals – (1) The Royal Hospital Chelsea

I was on leave this past weekend and the bright and mild weather was a positive encouragement to get out and about. Although it wasn’t planned this way, Mary Ann and I visited two historic sites in London which very … Continue reading

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London Riots – Major prayer event on Saturday afternoon

Prayer for a broken nation There will be a major event at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster on Saturday 13th August between 2pm  and 4pm with London Church leaders including the Rev. Jenny Impey, Chair of the London District, Rev. Paul Martin, … Continue reading

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London Riots – helpful advice and email contacts from the Borough of Camden

Email received this afternoon and I thought worth reposting: Following the events of last night we are writing to reassure you that the Metropolitan Police and Camden Council are taking all steps to ensure that Camden’s residents, business and community … Continue reading

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