England Blog Posts

The London Anniversary Games 2013

By | July 30th, 2013|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: , , , |

London 2012 was incredible, simple as.  The Olympic and Paralympic games created an atmosphere within London the likes of which I have never experienced before in my lifetime.  The city and indeed Great Britain united [...]

Live Photos from MCM London Comic Con 2013

By | May 25th, 2013|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: |

As a huge fan of the US comedy 'The Big Bang Theory' I was never going to miss comic con once it had crossed the pond and hit Blighty.  Aside from my undying love for [...]

The View From The Shard

By | January 11th, 2013|Categories: England, What to do in London|Tags: , |

The View From The Shard ... its not too bad. In fact is just a little bit special. Earlier this week I was lucky (understatement) enough to be invited to a sneak press preview of [...]

Enchanted Woodland at Syon Park (@Londonsyonpark)

By | November 28th, 2012|Categories: England, What to do in London|Tags: , |

Enchanted Woodland at Syon Park is a 1.1 mile long nature walk which takes place of a Autumn/Winter evening against a backdrop of beautifully lit parkland and architecture.  I'd wanted to take Esther last year, but [...]

Transport options from London airports to central London

By | October 5th, 2012|Categories: England, What to do in London|Tags: |

Why write about Transport options from London airports to central London? It's London, surely you just get a cab don't you?  Straight from the terminal to your cosy hotel, hostel or apartment. Oh I wish [...]

London 2012 Paralympics through Instagram

By | August 31st, 2012|Categories: England, Real Time Blogging, What to do in London|Tags: , , , |

The London 2012 Paralympics kicked off this past Wednesday (Aug 29th), and despite missing out of tickets to the Olympics, I was lucky enough to snare a couple of day passes to the Paralympics for [...]

Visiting Wembley for the London 2012 Olympic football

By | August 7th, 2012|Categories: England, What to do in London|Tags: , , , |

On the 9th August 2012 the Japanese womens football team and the USA womens soccer team (you and I know both know it's really called football and not soccer, but 'm gonna let it go [...]

Harry Potter Studio Tour

By | July 11th, 2012|Categories: England, What to do in London|Tags: , , |

So last week I went on the Harry Potter Studio Tour.  Awesome!  It's well documented that i'm a bit of a nerd.  Is it right for a 28 year old man to like Harry Potter? [...]

The Houses of Parliament from the London Eye

By | July 4th, 2012|Categories: England, Photo of the week|Tags: , |

Last night whilst strolling through London, the mrs surprised me with a couple of tickets for the London Eye. She's a catch that one! Sods law, middle of July and its lashing with rain, but [...]

The London 2012 Olympics through the eyes of comedians.

By | June 29th, 2012|Categories: England|Tags: , |

So the London 2012 Olympics is not too far away, just around the corner in fact and things in London all seem to be getting a bit serious. The big city budgeters and number crunchers [...]

Oxford in (lots of) pictures

By | April 18th, 2012|Categories: England, Photographic Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , |

Its amazing how many pictures I managed to take in just a single weekend, but Oxford was very a photogenic city.  Aside from punting, which I blogged about last week, the mrs and I also took [...]

Punting in Oxford

By | April 13th, 2012|Categories: England, Photographic Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Punting in Oxford is not easy!  Last weekend, with a little help from @Roomorama and @TravMonkey, I decided that for the 28th anniversary of my birth I would flee the dismal grey skies of London [...]

An apartment in Oxford with @Roomorama

By | April 10th, 2012|Categories: England, Travel|Tags: , |

Sometimes even the best laid plans do not come to fruition.  Literally 5 minutes walk from my girlfriends house are not one, but 2 coach services that would take us all the way to oxford [...]

The Dr Who Experience

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: , , |

I'm a bit of a geek, but a proud one at that.  I like transformers and have kept all my old toys and vhs, I still have my old thundercats duvet cover, and I wear [...]

Winter Wonderland

By | November 28th, 2011|Categories: What to do in London|

Ah, who doesnt love a monday off of work?!  Especially when its grey and damp, you can just lie in bed all day, stay nice and warm, and watch endless tosh on the box ... [...]

Activites in London that will cost you nothing

By | September 21st, 2011|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: , , |

They’re not exactly hidden, but how these escape the oh so common ‘top 10 free/cheap things to do when in London’ type blog posts is beyond me.  Being a London lad, I would put these somewhere [...]

ZSL London Zoo

By | September 20th, 2011|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: |

There's nothing like taking a day off work, and come that day, the sun is out! Last Friday I took my girlfriend for her first ever visit to a zoo. We prepared for rain, umberella's [...]

SW4 on Clapham Common

By | September 5th, 2011|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: , , |

August bank holiday, bringeth the rain and mud for it is festival weekend in the UK. On the date of the 27th I made my second trip of 2011 to Clapham Common, and as with my last [...]

My Top 5 ways to save some £’s in London

By | September 1st, 2011|Categories: Budget Travel, Top 5's, Travel tips, What to do in London|Tags: , , , |

Like a lot of capital cities, London aint cheap (say that bit with a cockney accent for authentisity reasons), I should know as I was born here and call it home. The aim of this [...]

Ben and Jerry’s Festival, Clapham Common

By | August 1st, 2011|Categories: What to do in London|Tags: |

Upon leaving the Rooftop Cinema Club and heading into the underground system, I spotted a poster for the Ben and Jerry’s festival.  Both my girlfriend and I have a sweet tooth (one each, we don’t [...]