I’ve praised the diversity of Kensington many times but even I was slightly surprised to see that the nearby Royal Albert Hall is having a fun night (11th July) dedicated to “Lucha Libre” or, if you prefer, “Mexican Freestyle Wrestling”. (more…)
You may have long-since gathered just how much I love history!
I’m not though just addicted to the dry facts of obscure and long-forgotten (by everyone other than me that is) events. I particularly love old objects and have a major weakness for antiques. (more…)
I’m not a great lover of insects.
Now before you jump to any conclusions about my phobias, no, I’m not frightened of them. I just have to confess that I don’t like them much because they’re not, on the whole, things I find to be ‘cute and cuddly’ – which is how I like my animals. (more…)
I don’t suppose I’m making an earth-shattering news announcement when I point out that Easter is almost here. (more…)
I enjoy that part of my job immensely, though I must also admit it’s usually fairly easy to assist because Kensington is just so well-endowed with pastimes and facilities. It’s actually quite unusual for me to have to refer them to other parts of London to find what they’re looking for. (more…)
I’m always keen to speak at length about the visual and cultural attractions of my local area but there’s one right here in our very own hotel in Kensington that I just must mention.
It’s an absolutely breath-taking scale model of our own Terrace. It sits on permanent display in our hotel and fascinates guests.
I was speaking recently to the model’s designer and builder, Mr. Hoosain Ebrahim, who is a personal friend of the hotel’s owner Mr. Harish Patel. (more…)