Tag: London

St Pancras People Watching

I am sat at a table outside “Searcyss Grand” restaurant, on the top deck of the rather magnificent St Pancras station in London. Opposite me is their champagne bar. Over here, two courses for £20 and house glass of wine. Over there, cheap snacks with expensive champagne. They have both ends of the food-drink continuum…

Invisible Death

I used to travel through the labyrinth of the Kings Cross Underground twice a day before I left London in 1987. This was written after I returned, some months after the awful fire in which so many died. I am publishing this exactly 25 years after that tragedy. No evidence of that night of death.…