London Life (3)

Part 3 of my old 2012 posts about London. More positive this time!


My previous two posts on this subject painted a less than attractive picture of living in London. They need to be balanced, to some degree, by this post about the positive side of London Life. After all, if it was that terrible, nobody would stay there, would they?

London has many parks, and most are well-known, even to outsiders. Perhaps the best two parks are the ones most used by locals, and less known to visitors to the centre. Primrose Hill, between Camden Town, and St. Johnโ€™s Wood, offers one of the best views over London available from anywhere in the Capital. A short climb up the hill, which is surrounded by a small park, rewards the visitor with a marvellous vista, stretching across Central London to the river, and beyond. When it has been snowing, toboggans and sleds appear suddenly, and local children and adults alike, take advantage ofโ€ฆ

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      1. On both of our trips to London we stayed south of the Thames; it was cheaper but still near many interesting places. So it was natural to take a couple of boat trips on the river. The other one we took was to Kew Gardens; unfortunately too late in the day to actually see the gardens! maybe next time. ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. Sometimes i hope i will visit by myself. Even if UK is no longer member of the EU. Who knows, perhaps the next exit will be on our friends in the Czech Republic or in Poland. The Germans – my lovely compatriots ๐Ÿ˜‰ – would have managed this with Greece. Best wishes, Michael

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