Tag Archives: St Pancras

The Statue at St Pancras Station in London

The 9-metre tall Meeting Place statue at St Pancras is a wonderful piece of art. Sculpted by renowned sculptor Paul Day and unveiled in 2007, the piece will have been seen by millions. The attention to detail of the frieze is astonishing. The depth and feeling of each section deserves a long gaze. I always […]

Euro 2020 The Final – England v Italy

So we are close to concluding the 2020 tournament that is being held a year late. Is football coming home or will Italy being say arrivederci with the trophy in their hand luggage? After 50 matches (and 50 blog posts) we are finally at match 51. England & Italy are in a frenzy, Gazza will […]

The Holland Express

My thoughts on the new Eurostar service to The Netherlands.

Eurostar – Going Dutch

The long awaited direct service from London to Rotterdam & Amsterdam is soon to be operational, but you will have to wait a tiny bit longer to book. Yesterday saw a promotional run of the route for invited journos and the like (my invite was clearly lost in the post, haha). The route takes a […]

North, South, East & West, England’s Trains Are A Mess

After months of misery for me courtesy of Southern Rail, the whole country has felt the pain caused by Storm Doris.  My journey this afternoon started in Peterborough at 1pm as I headed to my home in Surrey. I boarded a train that was shown to be about to leave, totally unaware that many passengers […]