Portugal isn't exactly just round the corner, but the notes I made when on holiday there in 2017 are in a drawer in my bedroom...
Backyard holidays: World tour in stamps
I don't think this dusty miniature volume was Willie's philatelic pride and joy
City of London – October 2020
I love this blog, and this post especially as it is my area of London
Backyard holiday: Regents Canal, London
Mothers with buggies jostled with militant cyclists. Idle students lolled on the grassy verges
Backyard holidays: Barbican, London
My Lockdown leisure walks have taken me to every corner of the Barbican's concrete wonderland. Or so I thought...
Backyard Holidays: Festival Gardens, St Paul’s, London
The original street plan shaped the gardens you see today
Backyard Holidays: Hoxton Street, London N1
It is an exotic place, an eccentric jumble of colour that never fails to reward