South Bank

Why I Bloody Love the South Bank!

June 9, 2015

More than once, this blog has been referred to as my love affair with London.  I began writing it, rather apathetic about our capital city.  I’d never lived here, and had been stuck under peoples’ armpits on Tube carriages one too many [...]

The Eighth Date of Christmas

January 2, 2014

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New Year’s Day is never a good day to schedule a first date! For a start, there’s the rather obvious hangover aspect. And then there’s the January weather to contend with, which at present in England is ghastly. So quite why I decided to [...]

The First Date of Christmas

December 1, 2013

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It’s December 1st, so only seems right to give you the lowdown on my first Christmas Date. I introduced the 12 Dates of Christmas on the blog yesterday, and as many regular readers will tell you, the 30 Dates blog has become as much of a love [...]

East End Boys and West End Girls

September 11, 2013

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I’ve never read too much into postcodes. Growing up in Reading, the only postcode that was ever important was ‘RG1’ – a tacky nightclub in the centre of town which closed down before I was legally old enough to go in!  Other [...]