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Burlington Arcade

Burlington Arcade is famous for its Beadles: they look like doormen dressed up in top hats and tails and are supposed to… more

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House of Lords -- Public Gallery

Given a choice between visiting the House of Commons and the House of Lords I'll always choose the Lords, because the de… more

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Speakers' Corner

If you want to hear some speeches in Hyde Park then the best time to come is Sunday lunchtime. The speakers can turn up… more

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ArcelorMittal Orbit

The only parts of Stratford I've seen are the train station, shopping centre and old Olympic Park. That is more than eno… more

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Little Venice

It always feels like a slothful Sunday morning in Little Venice: sunny, slow and easy. I can see one guy shuffling along… 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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Golden Hinde

It's almost a shame that I have to tell you about this place because it's much better left as a surprise. People should… 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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Clink Prison Museum

The Clink was a proper prison. The kind of prison that actually punished you. These days the prisoners get a bedroom wit… more

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London Canal Museum

Canals. That's one of those words that sits alongside caravans, cottages and sheds as a waypoint towards old age. There… more

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