Tag: Travel in London

A Run in London

About ten years ago, in an effort to defeat (or at least slow the advance of) the bulge that seemed to be spreading uncontrollably around my belly, I took up running. Initially, it was a chore, and I had to force myself to do it. But after persevering […]

Punks and Hasids

A couple of weeks ago was the Jewish holiday of Purim. For the uninitiated, Jewish holidays come in two general flavours. There are those where Jews turn their guilt dial up to maximum strength, flagellate themselves for their sins, and recall in painful detail every miserable thing that has ever […]

A Close Shave in London

In London this past week, two stories have dominated the news headlines. The first is that we now have photographic proof, if such was required, that Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and future Queen of England, enjoys sunbathing topless. Thank God for that. The second important piece of […]