Post Tagged with: "London"

SITCOMs – Singletons in their twenties or thirties clinging on to memories

November 14, 2012 6:23 pm0 comments
SITCOMs – Singletons in their twenties or thirties clinging on to memories

I saw an article in the newspaper recently about SITCOMs. No, this isn’t a reference to funny television programmes; rather it refers to Singletons In their Twenties or thirties Clinging On to Memories. SITCOMs are people who can’t find the right partner because they miss their previous lovers. This got me […]

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Words From The Streets – Interview with Tony Thorne

November 4, 2012 5:20 pm0 comments
Words From The Streets – Interview with Tony Thorne

Slang is created with the use of informal words and expressions, which are not expected to be part of a standard dialect or language. It’s used in different contexts, including SMS messaging, social networking sites, and spoken communication. Has slang changed in London since the early part of the 20th […]

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Iconic and Eternal London

October 31, 2012 6:34 pm0 comments
Iconic and Eternal London

Sick and tired of London? Never! No global city combines the ‘old with the new’ quite like London. The Queen’s Jubilee and London Olympics may well now be golden distant memories; however, London is one of the world’s greatest, innovative and most unique cities. There’s never a bad time exploring […]

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Charity Muggers

September 28, 2012 12:06 pm1 comment
Charity Muggers

Today I saw a sight that got me thinking about what us Londoners hate most about London’s streets. I was walking past a street fundraiser, or charity mugger or chugger as they have become more commonly known, trying to avert his gaze, when I realised he had missed me.  It’s […]

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Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbour

September 20, 2012 7:14 pm0 comments
Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbour

I have recently found out that one of my neighbours has been less than pleasant to my mum. They have called her names behind her back, rudely slammed the door in her face when collecting a parcel that had been delivered to the wrong address, and give evil looks and […]

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Sir Larry the Gear – An Off-License Fixer

September 17, 2012 7:22 pm0 comments
Sir Larry the Gear – An Off-License Fixer

To Hunter Stockton Thompson, born on July 18th 1937. Happy B-day, Doc!   SIR LARRY THE GEAR – THE OFF-LICENSE FIXER An empirical study of the wild variations in meaning of the word “gear”   “Take me down little Susie, take me down I know you think you’re the Queen […]

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The Glory of The UK and The 2012 Olympics

September 12, 2012 6:17 pm0 comments
The Glory of The UK and The 2012 Olympics

He who would fear thorns should not attempt to gather flowers. And yet from all the jeers that barraged the struts of the newly completed stadia, you might be forgiven for doubting our resolve to host the greatest show on Earth. There were always going to be prickly obstacles in […]

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My Olympic Experience

August 3, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
My Olympic Experience

 It’s Olympic Season in London Town. The whole city’s been buzzing as you would expect. Last week, I came across so many tourists and they were all so pleasant. Shops and restaurants are running discounts/sales and giving away vouchers like no man’s business making it easier to buy into the […]

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