Fitzroy House open for visits

Fitzrovia dates back to the 18th century and has been for many years well known for its writers and artists. From H.G. Wells and George Orwell, to Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf – its inhabitants have left an indelible mark. Although it is well known that the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw resided in Fitzroy…

Upcoming Events

This time of year, I receive lots of emails from people asking me for tips on what to do in London over the christmas / new year period.Here’s a website which might be of use. It’s called Upcoming. Simply go to it and search for London, England (under “where?”). Life in London (part of www.londonforfree.net)

Bunhill Fields

I only discovered this wonderful place earlier this year when my new job took me to a different part of London. And what a great find it is. Part old burial ground dating back to Saxon times (though most of the remaining graves are from the mid 1700’s onwards), it sits nestled behind some busy…

A little Hidden London

There are loads of places in London which tourists would probably love to see – if they knew they existed. One of my favourites is Postmans Park, at the Barbican. Lots of memorials to civilians who have lost their lives whilst performing heroic acts. Fishing people out of rivers, pushing them out of the way…