London Ordinal: The A3 - Rocking the Anomaly

Posted in London on 2nd March 2019

I often write about being outside my comfort zone or having transgressed the boundaries which define my normal territory. In some ways, I've made a hobby out of challenging myself in terms of range and geography, however modestly. Today was different though - I really was in uncharted territory. This...

Read more »

London Ordinal: The A2 - A Spark In Your Veins

Posted in London on 2nd February 2019

I'll start at the end... I'm in the same coffee shop which I headed for at the end of my last walk. An old haunt, a staging post on the way back west after conferences in Bloomsbury or casing the City, worrying about appearing on too many CCTV feeds. I've...

Read more »

London Ordinal: The A1 - Walking into the Light

Posted in London on 12th January 2019

A month ago I didn't expect to be here in London. Arriving at the bustle of Paddington station on one of GWR's flagship new trains for the first time, I was a little early. The skies over Berkshire had seen a reassuring red dawn fade into a marine silver sheet...

Read more »