The Bins Are Out (In Force)

Red and black is an arresting colour combination. And one of London’s most famously timeless spectacles is created by our red and black sentries as they go about protecting important landmark buildings for the Queen.  These immaculate footguards are always a popular attraction for sightseers as they tirelessly fulfil their meticulously choreographed daily routine wearing… Continue reading The Bins Are Out (In Force)

London Mellows

Some things never really change, particularly in Central London. And, on this spectacularly mild and sunny Autumn Saturday morning, it’s business as usual on good old Oxford Street. Business as Usual – London’s Oxford Street However, I’ve not, on this occasion, come on down to purchase anything, or indeed moseyed along here even just to window-shop.… Continue reading London Mellows

Keep Calm – and (Don’t) Drink Coffee

The back-door opens suddenly and unexpectedly, as an apparent late-comer steps out into Trew Era café’s back-yard, where four of us are sitting with our eight eyes collectively closed. This wasn’t supposed to happen. We must be at least three minutes into our Sunday Morning meditation, and nobody is meant to disturb us. No-one, surely,… Continue reading Keep Calm – and (Don’t) Drink Coffee

Karmic Cuppa

“Have I actually got TIME for a cappuccino?” I tentatively ask, out here in Trew Era Café’s backyard, where I have only just (breathlessly) arrived. The Blessed Gary has just stuck his head out through the back-door to ask whether we need anything. “Yeah – you’ve got time” he replies, disappearing back indoors. It’s Sunday,… Continue reading Karmic Cuppa