“The Knight of the Burning Pestle” at Shakespeare’s Globe

Seeing "The Knight of the Burning Pestle" in London was really special: Mile End and the Strand are just across the river, a quick walk away. It's thrilling hearing the characters calling for you to cheer for "the honour of the city and the citizens" when you are a Londoner sitting right in the heart of the city.

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Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, a view from the City of London

Margaret Thatcher, the 'controversial former British prime minister' (I think that's the official term now) died last week, and this morning there was a not-quite state funeral three minutes from my office, in St Paul's Cathedral.

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EAT THE CITY OF LONDON

A question that must be asked:

Can you eat well for a day on only foods that are also street names in the City of London?

Why, yes! Yes you can.

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