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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Covent Garden flower seller Peter Green on traditional trading and his Royal Warrant. Read my full Discover Britain interview here

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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Doorman Michael O’Dowdall talks history, weddings and afternoon tea at The Ritz. Read my full Discover Britain interview here

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Tomorrow’s World

Three experts in studying the future share their wisdom. Read my full Oryx magazine article here

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Over the sea to Skye

We follow the trail of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites through the Highlands. Read my full Discover Britain magazine article here Buy a copy here

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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Daredevil Chelsea Pensioner Charmaine “Bimbo” Coleman shares her capital experience. Read my full Discover Britain article here

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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Black cab driver Paul Kirby gives us an insider’s tour of the capital. Read my full Discover Britain article here

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Constable Country

The artistic soul of Suffolk revealed, from Constable and Gainsborough’s home turf to historic treasures and contemporary inspirations. Read my full Discover Britain article here

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Beyond Bollywood, London Palladium

It seems almost redundant to critique a show that so ably – if unconsciously – critiques itself. “The power of Bollywood is it’s unique!” cries one character, before squandering that uniqueness in tired East/West fusion; and “Dance should have feeling!” … Continue reading

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See Rock City & Other Destinations

Shared yearning for a place to belong is not a revelatory concept, nor is it given new dimension in this gently saccharine piece, yet although the whistle-stop tour only covers familiar landmarks, the journey is a convivial one. Adam Mathias … Continue reading

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I dreamed a dream

The entertainment industry finds itself endlessly fascinating. From 42nd Street and A Chorus Line to The Player and Singin’ in the Rain, moviemakers and theatrical impresarios alike can’t resist looking inward. When the story is engaging and/or the satire biting, it’s … Continue reading

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