The life of Lex

Random ramblings on travel, London life, roast ratings etc

“Come, listen to my ditty, while of Rye I sing the fame; For ’tis indeed an ancient town in character and name. At first it was an island rock all lonely in the sea; And neither man nor woman there the mariner could see. I think ’tis more than probable; the seagulls settled here, And …

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“Gin & Tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives and minds than all the doctors in the Empire” Winston Churchill   This week, we went to the Punch Tavern on Fleet Street (www.punchtavern.com) for our roast and I have to say we were impressed! It’s a historic site, having been a former gin palace and was …

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