London at Christmas Time

Six days until Christmas decorations start going up across cities all around the UK. “It’s only November! We’ve barely finished with Halloween!” some folks will complain. Don’t you pay one jot of notice to them. Even Scrooge and the Grinch came around eventually. The world feels like a better place at Christmas time and that […]

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Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington Statue

Oh, the poor old Duke of Wellington. I’m sure he would have loved a world where visitors to Glasgow flock to photograph his statue. I’m less sure he would been thrilled at the reason for his statue’s iconic status: An orange traffic cone that pranksters place upon his head. It’s thought that it was a […]

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