London Life (1)

Another neglected old post, from 2012. I have since written a fair bit about London, but this was my first attempt on this blog.


Until this year, I lived almost all of my life in one or other district of London, starting in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe, which were then working class districts of South-East London. Then there was a gap, when my Dad moved us to Bexley, which was then in Kent but is now a London Borough. I later moved back to Clapham, then to Wandsworth, when I married. Going up in the World, so we believed, we moved the short distance to Wimbledon, where I stayed until 1985, when I moved back to Rotherhithe, specifically the part known as Surrey Docks. This was no longer just a working class district, as the regeneration of Docklands had radically changed both the area, and the people that lived there. After many years there, I eventually found myself in Camden Town, the now fashionable area just North of London’s West End, where I stayed for…

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10 thoughts on “London Life (1)

    1. Yes, reblogs are confusing. I get the comments either way of course, so don’t mind.
      It seems that seven years hasn’t changed my overall opinion of living in London. πŸ™‚
      Best wishes, Pete.

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    1. I am still very positive about blogging. The upgrade saved me a lot of space to use for photos once the weather improves, as well as losing the ads, and not being very expensive. I still recommend upgrading, if you spend as much time blogging as I do. As far as ‘developments’ go, there haven’t really been any lately, and the community has stayed solid, growing slowly.
      Thanks for taking time to read and comment, MBS. πŸ™‚
      Best wishes, Pete.

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