I suppose I could be accused of intellectual vanity when it comes to knowing my area and London in general. Whether you’re looking for a world-famous department store or one of the London markets, I believe my knowledge is second to none. (more…)
One of the most famous Chelsea attractions is Thomas Carlyle’s house. (more…)
One of my favourite pastimes is the theatre and if you’re visiting Kensington you’ll have huge numbers of local (or fairly local) theatres to choose from, given the proximity of London’s famous Theatreland. (more…)
I love nature and I’ve said before that one of the great joys of our London hotel is that in Kensington you’re not far away from it in spite of being in the city centre.
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…)