Mercedes in Belgrave Square

Guide to Belgravia – and its pubs! (Part 1)

A short history of Belgravia Belgravia is an area in the south west of London known for its concentration of large mansions, wealthy residents and

Charles Dickens’ London home – birthplace of his early novels

At the age of 25, Charles Dickens rented (as was normal practice of the day) a large home in Doughty Street, North London. He did

Kensington Palace – a history of Prince Harry and Meghan’s home

We’re not going to let the major Royal event of 2018 go without a mention!  Referring of course to the marriage of Prince Harry and

Hendrix in London

Hendrix in London – visit his bedroom via G F Handel’s house!

In Brook Street, Mayfair there is an extraordinary couple of houses – turned into a museum. Numbers 23 and 25 were homes to two musicians

Mozart in London

Mozart in London – see where he wrote his first symphony, age eight!

The European Tour A short walk from Victoria Railway Station is the smart, cosmopolitan Orange Square in Pimlico. This is the former neighbourhood of the

Secret London museums

The Wallace Collection – the most opulent townhouse in London!

Hertford House The Wallace Collection is a national museum of fine art. It is based in Hertford House, an original London townhouse from the 18th

The fountain of Trafalgar Square and the church of St Martin's in the Fields

5 must-see American historical sites in London

Here are five must-see American historical sites that you can visit in London today.  They are not in any order or category, but having said

Charger of Charles II

How to visit Buckingham Palace all year!

Think you can only visit the interior of Buckingham Palace during the summer months?   Wrong…   You can visit The Queen’s Gallery all year

Exterior of Spencer House London Princess Diana

The London ancestral home of Princess Diana

We took a tour last week of Spencer House in central London.   Spencer House was built by John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer; an ancestor of

Marlborough House The Mall London Christopher Wren building

A Wren in Westminster

Behind a wall to the north of The Mall is a house built in 1711 for the 1st Duke of Marlborough – the same 1st