Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Gherkin and St Stephen Walbrook

Saturday, September 16th 2017 The ‘Gherkin’(30 St Mary Axe) This rather absurdly shaped office block, looking like a cross between a flower vase, a space rocket and a phallus, is officially called ‘30 St Mary Axe’ but, because of its … Continue reading

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Nantes 2017 – Day 4

Saturday, September 9th 2017 This is our last day in Nantes, the day we return to London. Our train leaves at 12:06 and so we have plenty of time and don’t need to hurry. We do the last-minute packing and … Continue reading

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Nantes 2017 – Day 3

Friday, September 8th 2017 Checking the weather forecast this morning, we saw that that rain was ‘promised’ from 2pm. We therefore needed to make the most of the morning. We had breakfast at the hotel and then set out for … Continue reading

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