FLEMING'S HOME & RONNIE SCOTT'S IN LONDON

Days Two and Three.

Once again, it's 3am and the jet lag in London-town continues to be a killer. But at least it's a chance to reflect what has been and prepare for that which is ahead!

I love London, the history of the place, the sense of occasion, even the fact that the cabbies call you 'Guv'. So I've been walking as much as I can between meetings, and seeing some of my favourite spots on the fly.

Here's a few of them:

Not just any house, this was Ian Fleming's home located on Ebury St in London.

Not just any house, this was Ian Fleming's home located on Ebury St in London.

I took the chance to pay my respects on what would have been Fleming's birthday - 28 May.

I took the chance to pay my respects on what would have been Fleming's birthday - 28 May.

Happy Birthday, Mr Fleming.

Happy Birthday, Mr Fleming.

The only right way to celebrate the life of my literary hero is by having his favourite meal, scrambled eggs for breakfast, at the Nightingale Cafe.

The only right way to celebrate the life of my literary hero is by having his favourite meal, scrambled eggs for breakfast, at the Nightingale Cafe.

I chanced upon The Ritz which appears in the final chapter of Hunter: Intrepid 2.

I chanced upon The Ritz which appears in the final chapter of Hunter: Intrepid 2.

Really enjoyed capturing this view of MI6 from Vauxhall Bridge - exactly where it was shot from in the latest Bond movie Skyfall! 

Really enjoyed capturing this view of MI6 from Vauxhall Bridge - exactly where it was shot from in the latest Bond movie Skyfall! 

Ronnie Scott's is a jazz club in Soho - an institution. We were last there in 2009 for a memorable night where the Ronnie Scott's orchestra played the Miles Davis Kind of Blue album.

Ronnie Scott's is a jazz club in Soho - an institution. We were last there in 2009 for a memorable night where the Ronnie Scott's orchestra played the Miles Davis Kind of Blue album.

A few of the upcoming gigs at Ronnie Scott's, and it's no surprise to see Madeleine Peyroux is sold out!

A few of the upcoming gigs at Ronnie Scott's, and it's no surprise to see Madeleine Peyroux is sold out!

Got a bit more time to enjoy in this great old town before flying out to the bright lights of Hollywood on Saturday. It's a whirlwind trip, but I'm loving every minute.

Time for a cup of tea to start the day, I think!

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