Author Archives: SilverTiger

About SilverTiger

I live in Islington with my partner, "Tigger". I blog about our life and our travels, using my own photos for illustration.

Slough and Windsor

Tuesday, April 25th 2017 The plan was to go to Slough and concentrate our efforts there. Why Slough? I’m not sure, really. Perhaps, like mountaineers, we visit these places because they are there. Slough turned out to be rather dull … Continue reading

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Accidental Braintree

Monday, April 24th 2017 We had meant to go to Basildon today. However, when we bought our train tickets from the ticket machine at our departure station, someone (no names, no pack drill) typed the word ‘BRAINTREE’ instead of ‘BASILDON’. … Continue reading

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Nunhead Cemetery

Sunday, April 23rd 2017 By the time that Queen Victoria came to the throne and consequent upon the continuing expansion of London’s population, burial grounds attached to churches had become full, in some cases with unpleasant results. Between 1832 and … Continue reading

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