London Life

Saturday Snapshots #288

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  Emirates Air Line cable car across the Thames – London, March 2013

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Scandi Christmas markets in London

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People often ask me what Christmas traditions are like in South Africa – after all, we do have Christmas in midsummer rather than midwinter so you’d think that we might have come up with some radically different southern hemisphere Christmas traditions, right?  Wrong! Christmas in sunny South Africa looks almost precisely like Christmas in the […]

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Saturday Snapshots #272

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London Docklands sunset – October 2013

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Saturday Snapshots #269

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The Shard by night – London, April 2013

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The Henley Festival with BMW

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  When I was a little girl my father had the habit of acquiring exotic cars with alarming frequency.  I was the only girl at my school who, at age 7, got fetched by my father after school in a 1920 Phantom II Rolls Royce.  In fact, for a period during the early 1980s, I […]

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Jackie Lee’s catering at a Docklands housewarming

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When my parents moved into my childhood home, I was two years old and my father was a suave new doctor in town.  To get the word out to the other doctors in town that he had arrived and was available for referrals, he and my mom held a housewarming party.  Guests parked at the […]

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Saturday snapshots #255

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Serene St Pauls cathedral, London – July 2013

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