Tag: London

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

A deepening interest in photography and following certain blogs has me seeing things differently these days.

Haiku:  Heathrow Stillness

Haiku: Heathrow Stillness

A photo and a haiku capture momentary peace from the usual airport chaos.

A London Fish and Chips Story: Sometimes, You Can’t Go Back, But You Can Go Forward

A London Fish and Chips Story: Sometimes, You Can’t Go Back, But You Can Go Forward

This anglophile went back to Geales in London after more than a dozen years and found it had gotten more posh. But the fish and chips were spot on.

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

Afternoon tea at the palace where Queen Victoria grew up – by Jove, it was a jolly good show!

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London is a foodie’s dream! The staff treated me like I was royalty and served me a meal that to match. The ambience is an appealing mix of cozy old England and fresh, trendy-foodie-creative.

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

The Brits are smart, with their multiple-personality parks. There’s something for everyone in Hyde Park, even the birds.

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

London’s busy sidewalks, hustle and bustle, and general air of festivity and expectation recalls the lyrics of the Christmas classic, Silver Bells.

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

A Charlie Brown tree all alone in a hallway between terminals is full of holiday spirit and pluck.

Window Shopping: C. Lidgate’s in London

Window Shopping: C. Lidgate’s in London

Lidgate’s is a carnivorous cook’s dream! There’s a huge selection of meats, fish, poultry, sausages, cheeses, pies, condiments, cured meats and deli items.

A Foggy Day in London

A Foggy Day in London

a lamp  a tree a city and me © 2018 Glover Gardens  

I Ate Wrong on Mothers’ Day in London, But It Was OK

I Ate Wrong on Mothers’ Day in London, But It Was OK

We all have our beloved family comfort foods, and the memories they conjure more than make up for the lack of taste, sophistication or spice. It was a special time for me to reflect on that while eavesdropping on the British lady at the next table on Mothering Sunday in London.

Comfort Food Alert: My Beloved Da Corradi in London has the BEST Spaghetti Carbonara

Comfort Food Alert: My Beloved Da Corradi in London has the BEST Spaghetti Carbonara

Close your eyes after taking just one bite of the Spaghetti Carbonara at Da Corradi in London and you’ll expect to find Northern Italy when you open them.

Haiku: Eating Alone in London

Haiku: Eating Alone in London

A solo diner at an Italian restaurant in London inspired a haiku.

St. Paul’s at Midnight, in the Moonlight – a Haiku and Some Photos

St. Paul’s at Midnight, in the Moonlight – a Haiku and Some Photos

Photos & haiku for St. Paul’s: I’m in love with the night, the cathedral, the moon, and London.

Reading London: A Chance Encounter Down Memory Lane, Literally

Reading London: A Chance Encounter Down Memory Lane, Literally

In London, following a character from Sarah Jane Stratford’s book Radio Girls down a street where I’ve been – the Strand.

Haiku for Highgate Cemetery

Haiku for Highgate Cemetery

Haiku about a visit to this garden cemetery on a typical London afternoon, cool and foggy, with the subtle air of mystery and contained excitement that the city always holds for me.


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