London Under Bombardment (Poem)

London Under Bombardment by Greta Briggs. Featuring a selection of photographs of London from the late Victorian Era to the Blitz Period.

The poem personifies the spirit of London who stands indomitable despite the fall of bombs during the Blitz (bombing of London during the Second World War).

I, WHO am known as London, have faced stern times before,
Having fought and ruled and traded for a thousand years and more;
I knew the Roman legions and the […]

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10 Cockney Insults

Cockney is an exceptionally coarse and vulgar dialect of English. All the insults in the video below are offensive and most definitely not politically correct.

1. Little sod – naughty boy. Origin from sodimist.
2. Plonker – idiot or stupid person.
3. Dyke – lesbian.
4. Nonce – sexually perverted person who is turned on by sex acts with children or animals.
5. Nutter – crazy person.
6. Old git – miserable old man. Git has a similar meaning to […]

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Renting in London: What to Expect

What’s it like to live in London? Here’s what you can expect renting from a private landlord on a low salary…

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How Expensive is London?

How much does it cost to eat a simple lunch in an average place in London? Find out in the video below…

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What Not to Do in London

The Worst Things Tourists Do in London

This video is about what not to do in London as a tourist and how to make sure you do not waste your money.

The centre of London is an expensive place and there are a lot of ‘tourist traps’ designed to take advantage of tourists. People are not used to exchange rates and do not know how much things costs in England, so often they will pay too […]

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The Streets of London are not Necessarily Paved with Gold

This video is a British culture lesson about London and a few misconceptions about it. A misconception is when a lot of people have the wrong idea about something. The main misconception I talk about is the belief that “all British people are rich.” Although in British culture, and especially in the centre of London, there are a lot of rich people, most […]

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