Feathers, Fun and Sequins August 25th 2008 It's just you, some friends and about 500,000 other people packed into a few miles of London to see amazing costumes, hear (very loud) music, smell the illegal substances in the air and stuff yourself silly with wonderful Caribbean food - welcome to a true London experience - the Notting Hill Carnival!
The Carnival started in the 60s as a way of overcoming racial tension by showcasing the diver ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London » Notting Hill Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
An Aussie living in London and getting out it as much as possible to explore all the amazing places both in the UK and abroad. While I may be quite settled in the UK, my feet never seem to settle and my wandering heart drags me all over the globe and back to some well loved areas.
My blogs are a personal record of where I've been and I often let the photos do most of the talking, but I do try and share detials if I found something amazing. My list of places to visit never seem to get any shorter (even if the blogs do!).... full info