Category Archives: UK

London lite

I was in London earlier this month and took the opportunity before and after my meetings to catch up with a few friends.  I wasn’t there on a major tourist mission, so I didn’t see many sights, but with the … Continue reading

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Scottish-Japanese links

I recently discovered a link between Edinburgh, Scotland (where I live now) and Japan, where I lived for two years after graduation.    Edinburgh man Victor Murphy joined the British Royal Air Force when he left school and retired a … Continue reading

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Eastern Promise – a taste of Turkey in East London

 Many societies have their version of the (Cornish) pasty.  In Spain there is the empanada, in India the samosa, in South Eastern Europe, North Africa and Turkey the börek.  Different communities also have their version of the pancake.  In France … Continue reading

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