Monthly Archives: June 2020

The Vaults at Waterloo

I didn’t know that these underground tunnels which spider out from Waterloo station even existed. They have been turned into an arts space, which include an underground theatre. Spooky bars with shadowy characters in dark corners made me feel I would never see daylight again. Oddly, we came upon a family we knew well, who […]

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‘Faces’ on Ludgate Hill by Emily Young FRSS

Walking up Ludgate Hill from Fleet Street, I was about to cross the road towards St Paul’s Cathedral … when this stopped me in my tracks … and there were more! I don’t know what these sculptures represent and so I’ve just put in my own interpretation of the faces. They are magnificent. ‘Emily Young […]

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Soap/sapo/sabun

Sales of soap have rocketed during ‘coronavirus’. A gift of soap has always been welcome – our forced early return from Greece in March, Covid-19 snapping at our heels, had six bars of orange scented olive soap tucked into my luggage, which were happily received by friends. I began to think of the origins of […]

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Marmalade

Working from home during ‘coronavirus’ lockdown has meant that toast and marmalade, which we usually only have for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays has been added to our normal weekday fare of yoghourt with cereal, fruit and nuts. Our best choice is ‘Duchy’, organic thick cut but we’ve had to cast around when that wasn’t […]

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