More of Capital's top pubs - this time those in the City of London.
Posts about "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.
If you've been following the Daily Links you'll know that there's been serious problems with the mail in Wimbledon thanks to Royal Mail deciding to "modernise".
During lunch one day a few weeks ago, a colleague was talking about the trepidation of her husband using her car. It was her first car. Her pride and joy. And letting someone else drive it was a big thing. Not that he actually drove - he hasn't even started lessons, however will be learning in the future.
November 25 in the year of 2008. A date worthy of note and regard. Why? Well because it was the first day I published Daily Links on this blog. Amongst the first links, a comment about milkmen, blog comments and Columbo eating chilli. So if that is not a milestone to celebrate, I do not know what is.
“Wimbledon households contribute the greater part of council tax paid in Merton borough. In mayoral terms, this is taxation without representation.” says councillor Ron Scott.