Pimm’s most popular in London!

New EC London students sampled the delights of our nation’s favourite summer tipple at the welcome drinks this afternoon. From left Beatriz, Tania, Alissa, Iluminada and Maite tried the drink for the first time and liked it very much!

A Typically English Afternoon

Recently one of my friends came to stay in our very small spare room for two months while her flat was being refurbished. On her last evening with us she gave us a present to say thank you for having her. The present was small and flat and wrapped in expensive-looking gold paper with matching ribbon … Read more

Nothing Beats a Cycle in the Rain!

It’s quite hard to write this with the sun shining outside and the temperature rising inside but I will try and recall the thoughts that went through my mind on that wonderful wet Monday. A couple of weeks ago, in fact it was the week I returned from my holiday, where I had been lying on the beach i … Read more

EC Trip to Cambridge

Fifteen of us had a great day out in Cambridge on Saturday 13th June. Leaving from Kings Cross we arrived in Cambridge forty-five minutes later and walked straight to Parker’s Piece, a famous open park in the centre of town. Originally used by the university as a football and cricket pitch, today it … Read more

Strike action in London…

Here in London there may be a three-day strike on the underground from Tuesday to Thursday. This is bad news for commuters in London who rely on the tube as their principal means of transport. But there will be will extra buses and the overground trains will be still be running. If you don’t l … Read more