My Name Is Peter Grant And Until January I Was Just Probationary Constable In That Mighty Army For Justice Known To All Right-Thinking People As The Metropolitan Police Service (And As The Filth To Ev...
In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s tells more stories about the people she encountered. There's Jane, who cleane...
LONDON A Tale of Two Cities: Dan Cruickshank explores one of the most dramatic centuries in the history of London. Using two remarkable surveys written at either end of this momentous century he disco...
Advantagesentertaining, unusual, "inside" stories, touching, page-turner, very 'real'
AdvantagesJust absolutely beautiful (do check the photos), comfortable, excellent throughout, fabulous staff
DisadvantagesSo, so expensive - and over-attentive waiters (the 'hovering'... eugh...)
AdvantagesConvenient method of transport, frequent trains, Easy to get around
DisadvantagesSignal Failures, Broken Trains and Heat!