Our London Odyssey

Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”Samuel Johnson I have come across many such quotes from lovers of London. I am adding my name to those who love the great city of London. I want to write essays and [...]

My Walk on the North Bank of River Thames. Blackfriars to Embarkment : Temple Church

Come along with me on my walk to the Temple area of London! This area is a true hidden oasis of London.

My Walk on the North Bank of River Thames: Part 1

Walk from Southwark to Blackfriars Bridge When the sun is out and the day is mild, I love to walk and explore London. That late summer day, I had time and weather gods were benevolent. I decided to explore the North Bank of the river Thames. When we initially moved to London, I had memorized [...]

The Summer Pleasures of London Life:

Walk around the Tower Bridge neighborhood! I am finally getting back to writing my next blog post. Life sometimes takes a few turns and it’s hard to sit down and write. But that does not mean that we have stopped exploring our adopted home. We have done plenty. I have taken hundreds of pictures. Each [...]

Hidden London : Historic Village of Walthamstow

The first time I heard about Walthamstow was when the Mayor of London declared it as The Borough of Culture 2019. Being new to London I had no idea what it was. Of course I had to google it to check it out. We had planned to visit it during the opening event, but, being [...]

Hampstead: A walk through the charming English village

We were sitting at home on one Sunday during cold January after lunch lethargy. “We need to do something,” said my husband. “Let’s go somewhere. Don’t you have anything on your list?” I was too lazy to move from our warm home to venture out on a cold Sunday afternoon. So without much enthusiasm, I told [...]