By Mary Levett,Kathy Kimbrough
The publication contains witty observations of the numerous humans encountered accidentally or by way of appointment as visible throughout the eyes of this enjoyable loving tourist. Reflections of past visits to the capital including narratives of a few recognized locations take the reader on a voyage of discovery into behind the curtain of old events.
Reminiscences of different teach trips either at domestic and in a foreign country are recorded in comedian vers and prose reflecting the joy and pleasure of rail trip in addition to the frustrations and problems which characterise it.
Anecdotes approximately tangling with price ticket machines; gaining access to bathrooms, and the necessity for espresso and snacks happen all through, yet those are by no means jaded yet met head on with selection and a capability to snigger at them. The letters are delivered to a end via the chance of additional fascinating and stimulating adventures vacationing and exploring London
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