The life of Lex

Random ramblings on travel, London life, roast ratings etc

“United Bulgarians can lift a mountain” Bulgarian Proverb   So as part of my plan to visit as many countries as I can this year, whilst working full-time, I’ve been popping across to Europe whenever I have a few days off, so in April, I visited Sofia in Bulgaria. I didn’t really know what to …

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“I don’t know what London’s coming to – the higher the buildings the lower the morals” Noel Coward, 1931   I have long wanted to do a behind the scenes tour in London but am rarely around for the open house weekends. Last year, I noticed TFL’s Hidden London events and so signed up to …

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“When I’m in Senegal, I can’t just sit in isolation making music. People need my help. And the Senegalese people helped create my music. It comes from the country itself” Youssou N’Dour   I’m just back from a cheeky little trip to Senegal – a beautiful country. Sadly I did not have very long there …

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“It’s pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day” Edith Lovejoy Pierce     The start of a new year is often taken to be a new beginning. In fact, the first month gets its name from Janus, …

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