New Year in London

Ah, new years eve. It brings back fond memories of watching the fireworks, drinking wine and then walking home in the moonlight. In Sydney. Sadly, its just not the same in London. The weather is probably the main reason. And prior to this year, so it seems, the fireworks in London were …… well, pitiful…

Day trips to Stonehenge

Q: Are there tours to just Stonehenge or do you have to include Bath and Salisbury? A: This company seems to go direct to Stonehenge. http://www.stonehengetours.com/ Their web site says: We operate daily tours, departing from London which include Stonehenge and explore the surrounding area – rich in History, Myths, Legends and Mysteries. We also…

Free events at Christmas

Q: I am visiting London with 12 Dutch bilingual teenagers, (15-16 yrs) the week before Christmas. I would love to hear of any suitable (Christmassy) events during that week on top of the usual. Especially the ‘for free’ things. We are already planning St.Pauls Evensong. But I am short on any disco (ok, with a…

Cheap haircuts

Q: Hi, can you please tell me if there is anywhere in London where I can get a free or cheap haircut. It has to be good, though. A: Try checking out the Vidal Sassoon School of Hairdressing at 56 Davies Mews, W1Y 1A7. Tel: (020) 7318 5202. They often run offers for cheap or…