London’s Independent Bookshops

Sadly, the UK has just one national chain of bookshops left.  Thankfully, there are numerous independent bookshops around the country that are managing to hang on and keep their doors open; London has some real gems. Here are three of my favourite: John Sandoe Books can be found just off the King's Road in Chelsea (nearest Tube: … Continue reading London’s Independent Bookshops

The Get to Work Book

When I rebranded this blog, I decided to use a dedicated planner for potential blog post ideas.  One that ran like a diary, but had enough space for jottings, draft posts and the general minutiae required to run a reasonably well organised blog. I settled on the Get to Work book as my planner.  Which is actually faintly … Continue reading The Get to Work Book

Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

I've lived in London longer than anywhere else I've lived.  The Brainy One has been in London for thirty or more years.  The Boy Child is a Londoner, the only one of us with the place of birth on his passport listed as London.  As I'm now in my 13th year of West London living, I think … Continue reading Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner