Hidden gem, a city of majestic beauty with best food in the world. How could you be there, so quiet and so unappreciated? You have become my favourite city in Europe. Advertisements

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Battersea Park Pleasure Garden

‘In 1951 the northern parts of the park were transformed into the “Pleasure Gardens” as part of the Festival of Britain celebrations.’ ‘The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition held throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951. It was organised by the government to give Britons a feeling of recovery in the aftermath of war and to promote the British contribution to […]

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The Shard Moment

The Shard’s opening ceremony on 5th July 2012 was a terrific event.  I believe it was a great little treat for Londoners after the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee earlier this summer.  The laser show was easier to view than the Diamond Jubilee river flotilla.  The Diamond Jubilee had a clear sense of who is common (wondering […]

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