Sleeping under the stars in the North Downs

Shadows danced on the trees that surrounded us. The ambiguous shapes vanished swiftly as I moved my lantern away. We were trekking up a steep, narrow path enclosed by woodland.Glimpsing fragments of sky through the thick vegetation, I could see it was a dark blue. The sun had set forty minutes ago.Unsure where we were... Continue Reading →

Spring has sprung

Currently, the bright, spring, sun, shines through my windows  in London. The wonderful mornings make me want to be outside and enjoying the fantastic weather. Spring brings a whole host of activities to get involved with. While during the winter the dark mornings and evenings encourage us to curl up with a cup of tea, spring... Continue Reading →

Finding peace in London

'Please mind the gap between the train and the platform,' the conductor bellows in monotone every morning at 8.00 am. Shortly after a swarm of commuters push past, leaving me squished up against the tube window. As the doors open at each stop, people spill out of the train as if a pot has just... Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger

Today I have been lucky enough to be joined by one of my favorite bloggers - London Wlogger. Stu's informative blog provides us with some great walks around London. Showing maps, pictures and explaining local geography and history. I asked him a few questions about hiking around London to get some advice. Here is what he said: Do... Continue Reading →

15,000 Bodies Buried Beneath Borough

Round every street corner in London there is something new to be found. All you need to do is grab a pair of comfortable shoes and roam around the big city. As I meandered down the back streets from Borough tube station to the famous Borough Market I came across one of London's many historical golden nuggets.... Continue Reading →

London Life

While, I'm a sucker for nature and vast open landscapes, London is somewhat pleasing to the eye. These scenes provide us with an alternative nature; a man-made environment, a city where 8 million inhabitants go about their daily lives. The Shard is a 95-storey skyscraper - it is the tallest building in the UK. It has a snazzy... Continue Reading →

Nature V Man

I was walking along as one does when I came across this.... This tree appears to have engulfed a metal gate. Has anyone else seen nature take over infrastructure before? Or does anyone know how this has happened? I was amazed, I had to take a picture and share it...  

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