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Carnaby Street

You have to be in your sixties to remember the 60s, so I never saw Carnaby Street in its hey-day. All I can do is tell y… more

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Club Quarters St. Paul's

I quite liked the Club Quarters St. Paul's when I first entered the room, but I've cooled on it now that I've been here… more

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Christmas lights

We're lucky in London because we always have plenty of Christmas lights up for six weeks at least. We're those nutty nei… more

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Cable Car across the Thames

I don't like heights. My problem with heights is this: they are always too high. Before you try and ride the cable car… 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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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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Sky Garden

Imagine a greenhouse at the top of a skyscraper. Or a bunch of flowers sticking out the top of The Shard. That's basical… more

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Houses of Parliament -- Summer Opening

I love this place. I even love the politicians inside it (well, most of them). If you come to London and don't go to the… more

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St. Mary-le-Bow

A lot of London's churches were like a layer cake. They'd have an original crypt from 900 years ago, then a burnt out sp… more

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Mayor's Question Time, at City Hall

Mayor's Question Time has fallen a bit flat since Boris Johnson left. I used to like watching him because he was funny -… more

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