Ashes to Ashes

by Sheldon As the world goes mad and Summer has made way for Autumn, on a rare day off I decided to have a stroll around North London, in a haven of peace and tranquility. And it wasn’t around a Cemetery. I know, I know. Considering that 75% of us decide to be cremated nowadays, […]

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Lovelocks London

by Christina This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d celebrate a now world famous memorial to life and to love… As you walk around London (or any big city), you’ll notice an ever growing abundance of padlocks with names scrawled on them in Sharpie (or sometimes even engraved) swinging from railings on bridges and chainlink fences. […]

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In a Quiet Part of India

by Sheldon Previous readers to this blog, specifically those who’ve read the ‘about‘ page, will know I have Indian ancestry. My family went out to India in the early eighteenth Century to exploit various new opportunities within the East India Company and on the Railways: the latter was considered to be the main family occupation right up […]

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