All the King’s Horses…….

All the King’s Horses…….

In 1660 King Charles II was restored to the throne of England following the Civil War and a period of what amounts to republican governance of the country, known as the Commonwealth. On 30th January a small band of supporters lay a wreath at the foot of Charles I’s...
The Fourth Plinth-Preview of the new contenders

The Fourth Plinth-Preview of the new contenders

The geographical, historical, cultural, political and social centre of London is arguably, Trafalgar Square?  On so many levels, Trafalgar Square is all about Britain. Take New Year’s Eve, Londoners (well, mainly young ones) come out in their thousands to see...
Stonehenge (but when to visit?)

Stonehenge (but when to visit?)

When is the best time to come to Britain? Where is your favourite place? Aside from being asked where to find a bathroom,  these are some of the more general questions I get asked. I enjoy showing off the delights of the British Isles and at this time of year I get to...