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Royal Mews

You really have to be a fan of the Royals to like the Royal Mews. Either that or you need to love horses, because there'… more

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Bank of England Museum

I don't suppose many tourists bother to visit the Bank of England Museum (or even the locals) but I've always had a soft… more

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex

I don't mind the Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex. I wouldn't necessarily recommend it to anyone, but I wouldn't complain i… more

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Temple Bar

Temple Bar is a Victorian monument in the middle of Fleet Street, topped off with a black dragon. It's quite a sight the… more

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Leicester Square

Everybody who comes to London ends up here at some point -- they'll have a wander around the West End to see the bright… more

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Chinatown

I wonder if the whole of China looks like Chinatown? It looks like one of those themed zones you find at amusement parks… more

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British Library

The British Library is a construction of such monumental ugliness that it's worth seeing simply for that. Come and see t… more

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Nelson's Column

The tourists have got their selfie-sticks are out in force today. I can count about twenty people brandishing their flag… more

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Cutty Sark

When I was a kid the Cutty Sark used to be beached inside a dry concrete pit, and all the stale rainwater would collect… more

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The Cenotaph

The Cenotaph is the one thing in London that you're not allowed to denigrate -- but what the hell, I'm going to do it an… more

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