A great place to work

Last week, I had the pleasure of arranging a forum for around 50 work colleagues. Now, in many places, the options for a venue would probably include the local hall, a breakout room at the office and maybe some place no more than an hour’s bus or train ride away. But in London, the choices…

English icons

http://www.icons.org.uk/ The Government has launched a web site to allow people to nominate their favourite English icons. Among those listed include the routemaster bus, stone henge, a cup of tea and the FA Cup. You can also vote for them at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4594660.stm Personally, my favourites are stone henge, the red phone box, the traditional circular…

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)

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…