Fitness enthusiast Sam’s pick of London’s best indoor and outdoor public swimming pools
Think East London – think Walthamstow Market, the Krays, jellied eels, Babs Windsor, a dodgy Martina Cole book you read on holiday and, of course, Cockney Rhyming Slang.
To celebrate the Tube’s rich history, we’ve taken a look at how the stations near the Sunday office came to have their present names…
The ritual of afternoon tea began in 1840 when Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, asked for tea and bread and butter to combat ‘that sinking feeling’ in the late afternoon. Then, people tended to eat just breakfast and lunch, so it’s hardly surprising she felt peckish. The Duchess began to invite her friends to join her and, before long, this pause for tea became a fashionable social event.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that cake is one of the best things in the world. Cake can heal, cake can bring joy, cake can bring people together. If only Britain and Germany had sat down over a nice cup of tea and a slice of lemon drizzle and discussed all their differences in 1914, then the world would be a very different place.