Tag Archives: london

New guidebooks and data roaming

Slack, slack, slack. No, not my “forthcoming projects” folder. That one’s bursting-full, thankfully. More my unforgiveably irregular postings and updates here. It’s about time, so here’s a snapshot of some of what I’ve been up to work-wise in the last couple of months. My regular slot in the Sunday Telegraph‘s travel Q&A column, as consumer […]

The fish that made London

Getting up at 5.30 in the morning, and on a Saturday morning at that, isn’t usually my idea of a good time. My drive through the empty streets of the East End is eerie and somber. A hoary drunk props up a bus stop. The last of the morning mist clings to the Limehouse canal […]

The York and Albany: a review

Gordon Ramsay’s York and Albany, 127–129 Parkway, Camden, London NW1 Tel. 020 7388 3344 Set lunch menu: £18 Main courses: £14–18 There are many Saturdays when I can’t afford to lunch at a Gordon Ramsay restaurant, and last Saturday was yet another of those. Because, and let’s get this straight up-front, the York and Albany […]