Hello!My name is Craig and I’ve visited over 250 of London’s most popular landmarks, attractions, palaces, parades, museums, galleries and hotels, and reviewed them on this blog. If you enjoy my reviews then check out my London guidebook – available to buy in ebook and paperback format.
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If there's one thing Britain is good at then it's fighting wars. Every country is good at something: for the Americans it's playing that girls game rounders (sorry, I mean baseball). For us it's winning wars. I think the reason we're so amazing at it is because we'v… continued
They call this style of architecture 'Brutalist' which is as perfect a description as you can possibly get. It's just angled stacks of concrete -- the same stuff they make those thundering ring roads out of, or those tower block flats where the stairwells stink o… continued
My dad used to be a postman. Apparently he managed to deliver a letter once that didn't have an address on it, it was just a name -- that's how good he was. And he delivered another letter that didn't have an address or a name on it. It didn't even have a letter insid… continued
Have you ever returned to your old hometown just to see what it's like? To see if anything has changed, see if your family house is still standing, maybe sit at a bus stop for five minutes and try and recognise your teachers? Mine is just charity shops and crappy cafe… continued
I haven't been to London for months and when I returned to the city today there were skyscrapers up that were still stone stumps six months ago. There were statues of people who weren't even dead last September. There were pigeons I'd never met before, new cycle line… continued