Royal Borough of Greenwich

In my previous post I talked about the London Borough of Greenwich being elevated in status to a Royal Borough – an exclusive club with only three other members. The honour has been bestowed as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. But is it a fitting accolade? What is royal about Royal Greenwich? There is plenty of royal history in the borough with connections that […]

So what is royal in Royal Greenwich?

I forced my reluctant, bone-chilled body out into a frozen London night to head over to Woolwich. What induced me to leave my warm flat to head all the way over the river to zone 4? Fireworks. Pure and simple – I love fireworks.  Maybe it is because I didn’t get to go to many bonfire nights as a kid or maybe I just love the […]

Arise, the Royal Borough of Greenwich