St James’s and its Literary Gents

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When most Londoners think of a London region perfect for a literary tour, they think of Bloomsbury, Southwark, Soho or Chelsea. They don’t think of St James’s for two basic reasons. One, they forget about the fabulous London Library – or … Read More

Walking in London

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‘I love walking in London,’ said Mrs Dalloway. ‘Really, it’s better than walking in the country.’ The eponymous central character of Virginia Woolf’s 1925 novel takes a route through St James’s on her way to ‘buy the flowers herself’, and she … Read More

Opening Lines

Blog for london literary tours, opening Lines to stories, poems, novels, tours about writers in London, Graham Greene, Eveylyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf, Rose Macaulay, Wilfred Owen, Noel Coward.

I ought to come up with a killer opening line. This being our first blog. Yes, after all the research and planning, not to mention building our website, London Literary Tours has gone live and we’re taking bookings. Hurrah! Gulp. So, … Read More