Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner

April 16, 2014

As you’ve probably deduced from the title of this post, this is, really, an ode to London. I’m fiercely proud of the fact that I’m a Londoner, born and raised in SW London; I spent my teenage years hanging on the King’s Road, Chelsea, where I now work, and I have a knowledge of short cuts to rival any cabbie.

Westminster and the London EyeAnd I’m also fiercely proud of the fact that my son is a Londoner, born and raised here too. I love that so many people from all different backgrounds live here; the culture, heritage and history; the breathtaking views from the river and incredible architecture. I never, ever get tired of it, and even though I travel a lot I’m always happy to come home.

Sometimes, I do fantasise about what it would be like to move to the seaside, but the truth is I can’t really imagine living anywhere else. I’d miss it too much.

So this is my post for my beautiful city, London, for Tara’s gallery. The theme this week is ‘a favourite place.’ Well apart from this photo, which I snapped from the top of a London bus last week, I’ve put together a little slide show – some of these photos you may have seen before, some are new, because you never run out of photo opportunities in London. I hope you like it.

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  • MummaG April 19, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Just like you as much as I fantasize about moving somewhere warm all year round I would really miss London.

  • Merlinda Litle (@pixiedusk) April 19, 2014 at 5:52 am

    So pretty! #TheGallery

  • Kizzy April 17, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Wish we lived close.

  • Susan Mann (@susankmann) April 16, 2014 at 5:41 pm

    Great place x