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Tate Modern

I promised myself that I would come to the Tate Modern with an open mind, but I know I'm going to laugh at the modern ar… more

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No.15 heritage bus

Have you ever seen one of those No.15 heritage buses they keep running for the bus spotters? I'm on one from the Tower o… more

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland pops up every year in the eastern half of the park. It always reminds me of a big prison cam… more

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St. Bride's

There are so many churches in London that it's impossible to see them all. But let me give you a piece of advice: St. Br… more

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The Shard

I hate heights but I'm going to brave this one, just for you. If I die then I'm blaming you. If The Shard falls down wit… more

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Hyde Park

I don't get on very well with the sun. Put it this way: we're not friends. If I'm going to be walking around a park for… 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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All Hallows by the Tower

If you've ever prayed to God for protection then don't bother. Visit All Hallows by the Tower and witness the destructio… more

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Globe Theatre Tour

I consider myself to be reasonably well educated. I'm not quite on the Albert Einstein level, but put it this way: I wen… more

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Thames Clippers

Some days you just want to sit in a boat until the river runs dry... have it keep floating until there's nothing left to… more

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