LONDON LIFE

 

Big Ben's Bongs Fall Silent



UK, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST August 21, 2017


  At midday today the soundscape of Westminster will change for the next four years.   Normally heard every fifteen minutes the bonging of the Great Bell, or Big Ben as it's commonly known, will be silenced as work ta...

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Britain's Fish & Chip Obsession, and Some of London's Best Location's for the Delicacy.



UK, LONDON LIFE, FOOD August 18, 2017


Fish & chips, quite possibly the cheapest form of take away available in the UK, if you can be bothered to visit your local chippy as opposed to just getting something delivered to your door, admittedly a much more preferable ...

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Revealed! To-do lists of Chinese tourists in UK



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL August 17, 2017


The stunning cloisters of Gloucester Cathedral. For many visitors, these are perhaps best known for their appearances as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Photo credit - Pixabay   The most popular destinations for Chinese...

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Wanda sells flagship London investment



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE August 16, 2017


The Nine Elms Development will be the future UK home of Apple, the US Embassy in London, and many thousands of apartments. Photo credit - Nine Elms London   Dalian Wanda - the largest developer in China - is to se...

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London Travel Chaos as Train Derails



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL August 15, 2017


Network Rail have advised that travellers avoid London Waterloo after a South West train derailed outside the station.   A points failure led to the train striking a Network Rail engineering wagon early on Tuesday morn...

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