Christ Church Greyfriars London

This is where the world’s first national postal service started!

This post will describe a group of buildings near Cheapside in the City of London.  Here you can visit some ancient parts of London – and

London Transport Museum

The world’s best museum of public transportation!

In Covent Garden, is the world’s best museum of public transportation.   This is the London Transport Museum.  We can be sure of this, because London

Churchill Cabinet War Room

The Churchill War Rooms

Among the most popular and famous of sights in London are the Churchill War Rooms.  We visited recently to experience it again, along with the

Two Chairmen, Westminster

The unmissable central London pub crawl – through the spectacular City of Westminster!

This pub crawl is in the heart of central London; the spectacular City of Westminster!  On this central London pub crawl you’ll stroll through 1000

City of London Guildhall

The City of London Guildhall – the grandmother of all parliaments!

That’s what Margaret Thatcher called the City of London Guildhall – in comparison to the United Kingdom’s national parliament; itself often called the mother of

The Cenotaph in Whitehall

The Cenotaph in Whitehall – London’s most special monument

A centrepiece of remembrance The Cenotaph in Whitehall is truly special. It, more than any other monument, has been embraced by the people of the

St. Paul's Cathedral during the Blitz of London

The Blitz of London – after the ‘Darkest Hour’

The ‘Darkest Hour’; directed by Joe Wright and starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill is an account of Churchill’s early days as Prime Minister, machinations

A model of the suffragettes in Trafalgar Square London

‘Deeds not words’ – the UK celebrates the centenary of Votes for Women

Yesterday, the UK celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of the ‘Representation of the People Act 1918’.  This was the Act that gave many

Image of the Duke of Wellington

Wellington and the special relationship

This is a painting of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Sir Thomas Lawrence. It is an oil on canvas painted in 1829. In

Image of Sir Robert Walpole first Prime Minister

The first American Patriot!

Mutton pies all round!  At the National Portrait Gallery you can see a series of ‘Kit-cat’ portraits of 48 leading Whig politicians and men of

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