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Cycling in London

You may have read some really loud headlines over the years about cyclists on the streets of London such as the Daily Mails ‘HIT AND RUN LYCRA LOUTS’, ‘WHY CYCLING TO WORK IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST CAUSES OF HEART ATTACKS’,  The Guardian’s MAN KILLED IN COLLISION IS 10TH CYCLING[…]

YTF Dummies Guide to the London Borough of Culture (LBOC) Award

Here’s the scoop on some new Programme developments happening in and around Greater London designed to keep London in the limelight as the UK’s leading Cultural hotspot.   What is London Borough of Culture? The Mayor’s London Borough of Culture award will bring Londoners of all ages and backgrounds together.[…]

To Busk or not to Busk in London, THAT is the question!

Busking is a crucial part of the music eco-system in London; a chance to develop and grow in front of the public. It all adds to London’s reputation as one of THE capitals in the world for live music, with music tourists contributing almost £600m to the economy each year.[…]

Have a nice Cup of Brexit

I enjoy some international tea blends such as Attaya – brewing Attaya involves Chinese Gunpowder Green Tea from a box, lots of sugar, a small teapot, a small charcoal stove, 3 or 4 small Maghreb-style glass cups, dexterity for making frothy bubbles, and a circle of friends. Another firm favorite[…]

THE BREXIT TOUR, THE EAGLE & THE CHICKEN

How often have your dreams been sabotaged by accident or by design by the ‘helpful’ advice of others? When we started the Brexit Tour people said things like “That will never work”, “Its in your head”, “What a crazy idea” and so many other similar phrases. The  ‘experts’ were out[…]

River Walbrook: Close & Personal

London’s rivers and waterways such as the Walbrook are invisible threads, binding London together under the surface. They were here long before people or buildings arrived and remain as a hidden system cutting through the layers on which London now stands, and revealing the many age old mysteries hidden in[…]

The London Oyster Card – Mind the Trap!

You’ve purchased your oyster card and think you’ve got it all sussed out now to travel the length and breadth of London.   You want an alfresco experience of the Capital so decide to travel PAY AS YOU GO with your oyster card but lo and behold you forget to[…]

5 of the best Outdoor screens in London

If you are a visitor to London and want to make the most of the hot weather and immerse yourself in some London culture then you are probably wondering where to go to catch a big screen. There’s quite a few on offer for sports and film enthusiasts. So where’s the best 5[…]

Congratulations Harry & Meghan – Duke and Duchess of Sussex

I went to school in Sussex in a lovely quiet area near Hastings so I’m chuffed that Harry now rules the UK’s newest Dukedom, a county I know well. If your geography is a little off, Sussex is situated in south eastern England, comprising of East and West Sussex, an[…]

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