One Word Sunday
Caught with your trousers down!
For the last month I’ve immersed myself in all thing Soho, as I’m currently publishing an audio tour about the area ( when it’s published it will appear HERE ) As with all the tours I write you sometimes get a bit stuck in a particular part, sometimes inspiration appears and you move on, or… Continue reading Caught with your trousers down!
A man of many parts
It’s 1665 and you’ve caught the coach from York to London and are recuperating at the White Hart Inn on Bishopsgate prior to a business meeting the following day. The merchant you are meeting has left word that he will meet you outside St Botolph’s church at midday. The Inn being being next door to… Continue reading A man of many parts
Stop and have a cuppa
Sometimes you walk past a building and give it no attention whatsoever, it doesn’t matter how grand or humble it is, it just doesn’t ask you to stop and take a look at it. The small shabby building in the middle of the photo and it’s neighbours have been slowly lapsing into decay for as… Continue reading Stop and have a cuppa
Who Me? No I’m just fat
Six Word Saturday Once the private drinking establishment of the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, now open to the public. The name was spawned by their 1970s advertising campaign.
One Word Sunday “Now I stop my ears with wax, hold fastthe memory of the song you once whispered in my ear.Its echoes tangle like briars in my thick hair.“
After the Lord Mayor’s show
The saying goes “After the Lord Mayor’s show comes the S**t cart“, in more polite circles this can be changed to “Dust cart or even Donkey cart”. It is used to emphasise something that is disappointing or mundane after a major, exciting or triumphal event. The saying can be traced back to the 16th century,… Continue reading After the Lord Mayor’s show
Can I have that to go please?
There is at the western end of Fleet Street an opening to an alleyway so small that it is often easy to walk past and not notice it is there. It goes by the quaint name of Hen & Chicken Court. It appears named on John Rocque’s map of 1746 but is shown on maps… Continue reading Can I have that to go please?
One Word Sunday
Looking down on tiny toy town
Six Word Saturday