The last of the routemaster buses

link what a sad day for London. Along with red phone boxes, they typify the city – and are very popular not only with people who live here but also with tourists. oh well – another one down to mayor Ken. maybe one day they’ll bring them back again. Until then, they will only run…

Abbey Road

I get lots of requests to add a Beatles walk to my web site and so its next on my list to do. In the meantime, this link may be of interest – its about peoples’ visits to the famous Abbey Road crossing. http://www.43places.com/places/view/201230 Life in London (part of www.londonforfree.net)

Let’s talk about the weather

why not, most people in London do. It’s very odd. For a country so small in size, the weathermen spend a lot of time analysing it. Even the news bulletins for London provide an analysis of the weather across different parts of the city. Places that are less than 10 miles apart. It’s going to…

Why Australians come to London

BBC NEWS | England | London | City culture ‘lures Australians’ I have to agree with their reasons for coming here – to travel around Europe and enjoy London’s culture and museums. Shame they didn’t ask what they don’t like about coming here. It would probably be the food, crowds, prices and litter. Life in…

Who am I?

probably a good thing to start with – I am an Australian who has spent the past 16 years living in inner London. When I first arrived, my immediate impression was how expensive everything seemed to be compared to Sydney prices anyway. That gave me the idea for my website, London for free, which I…