Category Archives: blue plaques

Sep 23

My Favourite Weekend – the review

Open House London last weekend proved -as always- fuel for the imagination. We began by the river in Southwark at the old mortuary. Bodies dragged from the Thames came here to be dried out, assessed for infectious diseases, and autopsied. Mind racing for book 3 (yes I know book 2 isn’t finished) we headed to […]

Holiday: 35 (blue plaques 29,30 & 31)

OH and I had a wander by tube to Ealing Broadway. After a spot of lunch we headed off to our first blue plaque of the day at Ealing Studios. Pokemon says Ealing Studios is famous for the Monty Python films. Pokemon knows nothing. Home to the greatest British comedies, more like. So I grant […]

Holiday 28 & 29

There is a lot to commend Wales. It is a brilliant full of amazing scenery and friendly people. It recharges my batteries and allows me to write. The book is coming a pace; so much so that I am back at handwriting stage. It also has one huge failing. It’s internet provision is woeful. At […]

Aug 09

Holiday: 17*

(*Warning this post contains images of food porn.)   Tuesday saw me walk into Elm Park, and have a brief wander around the park before heading off to Hornchurch  (via the tube) to get some GF plain flour.  I should have taken the bus from the station, but it was a fine day and the […]

50 before 50: #27 Harlow 

Another blue plaque discovered today in Harlow. This time celebrating a local politician: Rene Morris.

50 before 50: #26 – Chelmsford 

Father’s Day today saw us travel to Chelmsford. Coming from the restaurant after a fab meal – thanks Turtle Bay for the Gluten Free and Vegan options* – I saw this. Apropos  for a blog post, don’t you think? * I’m not vegan, I’m lactose intolerant.

Jun 11

50 before 50 #25 Harlow

Another surprise from today’s  exploration of Harlow  brings us to the half way point.