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Roving through Fitzrovia for Famous Folks

By on Jan 10, 2018 in Authors/Poets, Historic Persons | 0 comments

In our scavenger hunt to find statues of American presidents in London, our final stop was the bust of JFK. However, on the way to John Fitzgerald Kennedy, we explored Fitzrovia, the nearby neighborhood that was home to some famous folks whose homes are marked by those wonderful English Heritage blue plaques. Our first stop was a blue plaque marking the home of...

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London: More Chelsea

By on Jul 16, 2014 in Authors/Poets, Mini-nerd trips | 0 comments

In summer 2013, a literary scavenger hunt had us scouring London’s Chelsea neighborhood, searching for blue plaques marking the homes of writers ranging from Mark Twain to Bran Stoker. You can read about that in the previous post. However, Chelsea also charmed us with its pretty streets, variety of lovely homes and beautiful gardens.

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