Farewell Boleyn – A Stadium Tour de Force

After 112 years of history and emotion, it’s time for myself and thousands of others to say goodbye to a beloved part of our lives. The Boleyn Ground, home to West Ham United, is being demolished for flats as part of West Ham’s upcoming move to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford. West Ham United originally […]

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Elevation – Getting High on NYC’s High Line

The High Line is New York’s latest architectural triumph; a formerly abandoned elevated railway from the 1930s which has been transformed into an excellent park in which visitors are able to travel over viaducts and rails that once were used to deliver goods to the city. The history of this abandoned railroad starts in the […]

What Time is it? Time for the Caledonian Clock Tower!

Caledonian Park in North London is a peaceful and beautiful park. It was initially built by John Bunstone Bunning and opened in 1855 as the Metropolitan Cattle Market. It had pen areas for he selling and trading of cattle, sheep and pigs filling the land around a central 46metre clock tower. This tower is the treasure of […]

Open House London 2014 – A Sneak Peak of What’s To Come

Yet another Open House London has come to a close, and yet again it’s been a wonderful adventure. Open House London is a weekend when buildings through open their doors to people who would normally never get a look inside. Also, it’s free. You can find out more at londonopenhouse.org. In time, I’ll get blog posts up […]

#StupidHot – The Bowers Chile Pepper Festival

Out in the depths of small-town Pennsylvania lies an incredibly hot surprise – the brilliant Chile Pepper Festival in Bowers, PA. Over two days, this small historic town hosts a festival celebrating all things chile pepper! Vendors come from far and wide to sell their unique and crazy hot sauces, chutneys, salsas, pickled goods, and […]