After my Economics degree at Royal Holloway University of London, I went on to explore my passion for creative writing and journalism. I write about politics, society and the city where I live: London in the UK.
Crowds escaping London hours before entering Tier 4 restrictions
Health Minister Matt Hancock sighed and shook his head watching a video of people fleeing London hours before Tier 4 restrictions came into effect and branded it as "totally irresponsible."
2020 Year in Review: This is what we’ve learned about London during this Weird Year
As the year draws to a close (Thank God for that), we take the opportunity to look back on the previous 12 months. No one could have predicted at the end of 2019 what 2020 was going to bring.
What is the capital of London?
London is one of the oldest major cities in the World, with almost two thousand years of history and one of the most cosmopolitan. By far, Britain's largest metropolis is also the country's economic, transport and cultural hub.
Which is London's Oldest Pub?
The Romans were the very first to introduce pubs known as the Tabernaes 2000 years ago, but when the Romans left, the Tabernaes did too. It was not until 700AD that Alehouses reopened and were most popular among the poorer. In the 1200s Alehouses grew in popularity and were commonly used for travellers as a place to drink and stay.
London's Most Famous Prisons
Victorian London was renowned for its prisons and places of correction – Dickens vividly portrayed the harsh conditions and inhuman treatment of prisoners. Read more on the history of prisons in London. While there are no more Victorian buildings, it is possible to visit the sites where they once stood, which will also take you to London's fascinating areas.
Where are the best Christmas lights in London?
It is unlikely that vast crowds will be travelling to see lights turned on across London this year, which makes them even more appealing than ever.
6 Myths and Misconceptions about London debunked
"There's nowhere like London." Indeed, London is many things: it is history and culture, it is dynamic and diverse, and it can be damp and dusty. But mostly London is larger than life, and so are the myths about the capital.
What is living in London really like?
When you first move to London, Ignorance is bliss. Living in London is a blast. You've made some new friends at work, you now know the area where you live, and you spend most weekends out with your camera, exploring all the hidden London treasures that you didn't even know existed. London nightlife is great (at least before the pandemic). What shocks you is the numbers on the receipts that come out of your pockets in the next morning.