It's our final stop on the London pub tour as we arrive in Borough.
Posts about "10 Years in London"
More of Capital's top pubs - this time those in the City of London.
I couldn't really finish this series of "10 Years in London" blog posts without talking about something I probably do most of out of all the leisure opportunities available. Go to the pub.
It might sound a bit of a cliche, but when I first moved to London, one of the questions I'd get asked by people up north was "how do you cope with the beer down there?" as if there was something almost poisonous about the London beers!
Yesterday I shared the first part of a list I wrote about things I like in London. But that was only five things. And if you're doing a ten year celebration you've got to have ten things. It's tradition, or an old charter, or something.
London is many things, and one thing I've noticed it be a few times is frustrating. It's busy, noisy, expensive, smelly... And when you've been stuck in a non-moving tube train for nearly an hour in the middle of summer, you can easily get in a negative mood. But there is more... so much more... that is great about this city. So that's what this post is all about. Thinks I like about London. Here's goes...
It was on 5 October 1999 that I first took my steps into full time employment, as I started my first job in London, having moved to the city a few days before.
September 2009 marks a rather notable landmark in my life. For at the end of the month, it will be ten years since I first set up home in the capital city of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. But it wasn't my first visit - that was a few years earlier in spring 1996.