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One month to go

Posted by on Dec 4, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Living in London for a longer period than the average vacation lasts has shifted my perception of it, from the history of its architecture...

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To wit

Posted by on Dec 1, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Just a short post: yesterday I came back to our urban cottage in its corner of the park and chatted with a few people, plowed my crops (on...

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William and Winston

Posted by on Nov 30, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

From time to once upon a time to the timeless:  We also visited recently two London museums dedicated to men history will not and should...

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Greenwich mean time

Posted by on Nov 29, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

We travelled to Greenwich by boat this weekend along the Thames. We had planned to take the 11:50 tour boat at Westminster but the subway...

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The queen of No. 10

Posted by on Nov 26, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

Some leftovers, for those of you dining on Thanksgiving dinner.  Some bits and pieces, for those of us in the rest of the world.  Yes, I...

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When can their glory fade?

Posted by on Nov 25, 2009 in London Diary | 0 comments

At this time of year the slanted light is more golden in London than it is in Toronto. It graces the autumn leaves on Hyde Park’s ground,...

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