After a 5 hour drive, 7 hours in Melbourne, a 14-hour flight to Doha, a 2-hour stopover and a 7-hour flight to Heathrow we finally arrived at our destination. We got off of the train at 2pm at Paddington in London to a light drizzle and a welcoming 2°C. As we wandered towards our hotel, […]
Planning for a leisure trip to London? Or going on a business tour? Be it anything, a ready reckoner for sightseeing in London will always help. It’s a place to be explored more on foot. The roads, the gardens, happy faces, the crowded streets, the buildings, the lightings (probably when Christmas is round the clock) […]
When two of your gal squad head off to uni in London, it was only a matter of time before a visit to the capital was planned, and London at Christmas did not disappoint.
A London townhouse, a golf course and $20 million Harrods shopping sprees put a woman in the crosshairs of a British fight against suspicious money. Source: To combat dirty money, Britain asks: How did you pay for that mansion?
In December 1918 a hairdressers strike broke out in London’s West End: the largest ever hairdressers strike in Britain… Below we reprint an account by Nicked from Philip Hoffman, an official of the Shop Assistants Union, from his autobiography, ‘They Also Serve’. At this time the London hairdressing trade was divided into 3 zones – the City, […]
497 BC – The first Saturnalia festival was celebrated in ancient Rome. 546 – Siege of Rome: The Ostrogoths under king Totila plundered the city, by bribing the Byzantine garrison. 942 Assassination of William I of Normandy. 1398 – Sultan Nasir-u Din Mehmud‘s armies in Delhi were defeated byTimur. 1531 – Pope Clement VII established a parallel body to the Inquisition in Lisbon, Portugal. 1538 Pope Paul […]
Howdy to my lovely followers and hello to folks that are here for the first time. Here are the many things that I’ve already ticked off my London bucket list. My original plan was to also post my London still to-dos in this post too, but then I realised that they probably need a whole […]
Yes another non-Ellie blog on some snippets from the Berlin trip. Although the Berlin trip is now over – it was full of new sights, experience and culture. The things that go beep – don’t go beep in Berlin. Do you know what I’m referring to? Pedestrian crossings at light. Apparently Ellie found herself missing […]
London is one of those great cities – where there is a great sight around every corner. You could spend weeks if you were to visit each of these things to see and do. We last visited London in 1983; we plan on being back at least once in the next year. So on this […]
Clan Carruthers Int Society LLC Promptus Et Fidelis Are the Carruthers Nobility Clan Carruthers did a two year DNA Project, a follow up of the 15 year DNA project that was needed before we could go on to […]
Third time lucky this year to spend the festive season in the well-decorated, always fabulously sparkly UK capital. The streets slowly dress up in festive lights whilst the fast spaced life gets even faster – and even more discounted. Yes, this time of the year is all about £££ in London which can be truly […]
Die letzten Geheimnisse der Lockerbie-Bombenangriffe wurden enthüllt – darunter auch, wie ZWEI Prominente den verdammten Flug knapp vermieden hatten. Andere unglaubliche Enthüllungen zeigen, wie ein kleiner Junge durch das Weihnachtsgeschenk seiner Schwester gerettet wurde und wie das zerstörte Flugzeug zu fünf Blobs auf dem Radar wurde, nachdem es in Stücke gerissen worden war. Nachrichten UK […]
Join us this Sunday morning for worship at 9am & 10:30am Wednesday Night Recovery Ministry 6:00 pm – free meal| 6:30 pm Worship| Life Groups & Bible Study following Worship Main Street – Hillsville Finance Team & Church Council Meetings for Monday, 12/17 have been canceled and will be rescheduled. Dec 29th Date […]