A history of the London School of Economics, one of the most famous academic institutions in the world. This text provides a comprehensive account of its first century and tells the story of the indiv...
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...
In the sweltering summer of 1858 the stink of sewage from the polluted Thames was so offensive that it drove Members of Parliament from the chamber of the House of Commons. Sewage generated by a popul...
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!