Tag Archives: london

Emirates Airline

It’s half term week, which means getting to spend a few days with at least one of my nephews if I’m lucky. Today was super lucky: a nephew and a clear sunny winter morning, perfect for sightseeing over great distances … Continue reading

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Enough is enough

It’s been an extraordinary, upsetting, depressing, and shocking few days in London as the vandalism and looting has run out of control. I stayed up til 2am this morning watching the news, the live videos, the uploads on youtube and … Continue reading

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On cycling

It was just over a year ago that I decided to get more serious about cycling to work. (I used to cycle all the time, but got lazy after moving to London.) So on 25th April last year I bought … Continue reading

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Service this

Serviced offices make an awful lot of sense for some companies. I’ve spent many years working in them, for example at The Royal (with ballroom!) and the Norwich Bio-Incubator (with swimming pool!) Flexibility of lease, all-inclusive pricing, mixing with other … Continue reading

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Insult to injury

I thought I had won. I’ve been trying to get back to Norwich for a few days now. I was due to drive back last weekend, but the heat was already too intense at 8am to justify sitting in a … Continue reading

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Cycling

In honour of my new bike, here’s a bunch of bike links: www.waterscape.com/in-your-area/london maps.camdencyclists.org.uk/allroutes/ www.bikemap.net/route/437398 in particular looks interesting and in general www.bikemap.net/ london.cyclestreets.net/ seems way better than the TFL cycle route planner www.sustrans.org.uk/ also got stuff from them in … Continue reading

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On moving

Somehow, time seems to have gotten away from me. Last post, 8th April? Two months? Has it really been so long? In my defense, it’s been a busy time. Lots to do at work, and also lots of rental apartment … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

As I walked down Shepherd’s Bush Road to Hammersmith the other day, my feet went swish-swish-swish through the piles of fallen leaves. The seasons are changing once again, and as this summer fades to autumn, my life is also changing. … Continue reading

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No escape

I had a cunning plan to sneak back to Norwich tonight, to pick up some paperwork, water the plants, and so on. Unfortunately our great rail network had other plans: “Operating incident”, I was reliably informed by the guy at … Continue reading

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Homing in

I guess my recent dopplr update now makes a little more sense: Gianugo’s off to London. All change!

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