Notes from West London · On writing

More about readers in distant places, and population

A few months ago I wrote, in this piece, about readers in places like Nepal, Palau and the Falkland Islands, thousands of miles from West London where these words are being drafted. I noted that more than half of the countries in the world appear in the basic statistical information provided by WordPress about Visitors… Continue reading More about readers in distant places, and population

Notes from West London · Trivia

Blue plaques, and a life that spanned three centuries

If you have spent any time here in London you will probably be familiar with blue plaques, like this one: You will find them on buildings connected with people and organizations of note. The example above is on a row of houses close to Barnes Bridge on the south side of the river. It’s very… Continue reading Blue plaques, and a life that spanned three centuries