Tag Archives: Washington DC
With the new year comes the professional/personal stocktake. Assessment of those elements of your life you’re not happy with and the construction of hopeful solutions. My bugbear is location. If I could live anywhere tomorrow it would be Sydney, Washington DC or San Francisco, in that order, but I can’t. So London it is. My […]
I had been warned before visiting Washington DC for the first time in 2003 that it was a dangerous city. That couldn’t have been further from the truth. This might be part of the post 9/11 world of CCTV and vigilance but of all the cities I’ve visited, DC has always felt safe. In light of the tragic […]
For the city, and its people, I’ve always loved, my thoughts are with you….
When asked which American cities I love, the response ‘Washington, D.C.’ garners more quizzical responses and confused expressions than any other city on my list. I’m usually expected to justify this, so here is the list I produce to confound the doubters. 1 – The Metro System. DC’s Metro rail system is cleaner and cheaper than the […]