Category Archives: London

Houses of Parliament and Augustus Welby Pugin

Houses of Parliament The iconic Houses of Parliament building (also known as The Palace of Westminster) is on our TV screens most days, but have you ever wondered what it’s like inside?  I did, so on Monday I took the … Continue reading

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Pancakes revisited

Hello, hope you all enjoyed your pancakes yesterday.  I filled mine with ice cream, caramel sauce and pine nuts.  I am in denial at the calorie intake of the two (!)  I had but they were delicious!  Mmmmm! This post … Continue reading

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350 years of Mr Punch – Celebrating Mr Punch’s Birthday

Originally I was going to write this post in May and do more research but I have noticed recently that people have begun arriving at my blog searching for information already, including two visits today.  I might update this post over the … Continue reading

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Twelve traditions of Christmas, Pt 1 – Christmas Cards and Secret Santa

It’s that time of year again! To celebrate all things Christmas I have decided to have a festive blogging session in several parts, which I will post over the coming weeks. My first post is dedicated to Christmas Cards and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mr Punch’s Birthday

Several weeks ago (Royal Wedding bank holiday I believe..so more than several…)  I decided to randomly follow some links on a website suggesting interesting things I could do in London.  I wanted to have a day out in London, somewhere I … Continue reading

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