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Horse Guards Parade

When people talk about Horse Guards they usually think of the gravel parade ground where the military bands do Beating R… 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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Buckingham Palace -- Summer Opening

There's an excited line of tourists outside Buckingham Palace. Half of us are dressed for a society ball and the other h… more

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Green Park

Green Park is the great un-loved park of London. No one has ever said: "I know -- let's take the kids to Green Park… more

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Changing the Guard, at Horse Guards Parade

Not a lot of tourists know about Changing the Guard at Horse Guards which is a shame, because in some respects it's bett… more

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Piccadilly Circus

When I used to fly home from faraway places I'd jump on the tube from Heathrow airport and spill out here in the middle… more

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London Film Museum

They need to rename the London Film Museum because the only film it covers is James Bond. The first time I came here I t… more

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Cleopatra's Needle

What's the oldest thing in London? No, it's not Prince Philip. It's actually this big block of rock on Victoria Embankm… more

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Handel & Hendrix in London

Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Imagine having to live next door to those two -- you'd have Handel blasting his music at you by… 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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