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The Editor's #London Diary 2015: June @I_W_M

By Lwblog @londonwalks
The Editor's #London Diary 2015: June @I_W_M My London Year 2015, by Daily Constitutional editor Adam…
June

23 Years A Londoner
June 2015. A monumental month for me. The 2nd of June was the 23rd anniversary of my move to London. By the 3rd of June 2015, I had lived in London for one day longer than I had ever lived in my native Scotland.
I celebrated, naturally, with pie and mash, my first time (!)…
The Editor's #London Diary 2015: June @I_W_M The occasion was tinged with sadness in that Cooke's Pie & Mash shop was set to close in July. The shop was featured in the movie Quadrophenia and I just made it. RIP Cooke's…
The Editor's #London Diary 2015: June @I_W_M
Smoking Zone
June also saw a trip – my first in an age – to the Churchill War Rooms…
The Editor's #London Diary 2015: June @I_W_M
…where my now eight-year-old daughter pointed to the desks in the beautifully preserved offices and asked:
"Why are there dishes on the desks?"
My reply: "They are ashtrays."
Her bemused response: "What are they for?"
The Rock'n'Roll London Comic Book
June was also the month in which I approached production of the first ever Rock'n'Roll London Comic Book. It went very well, barring the small teething problem when it emerged that I had given A3 rather than A4 measurements to the printer! Luckily this was ironed out before printing began…
The Editor's #London Diary 2015: June @I_W_M
Next time… July
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