10 Annoying Behaviours on the London Underground

Londoners have a love-hate relationship with their metro system The Tube; but it’s more than just standing on the wrong side of the escalators or not moving down the carriage that gets their goat. Today there’s even more to be annoyed about, like the Pole Hogger, the Backpack Whack and the Ticket Gate Overtake to…

A Merry Assamese Christmas Day

Prologue: When I was a child in the 80s, families from Assam in north east India who had settled in the UK would meet  to celebrate Christmas Day. This post weaves together a collection of memories of those bygone days of friends, togetherness, laughter and joy . *** It was the warmth at first. Usually on the…

Photography: A London state of mind – images along the river.

London, like the flow of the Thames is unwavering. Resolute. Continual. London, the city of bridges, not walls. London, the world’s city that belongs to you, to me and everyone who shares the London state of mind. Unflinching in the face of cruelty. Still open. Still strong. Life, like the river, flows on. ***