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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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Postman's Park

This is a lunch break place -- people come here for a quick cigarette (bad for you) or a cardboard cup of coffee (also b… more

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Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

Some people believe she was stuck in a loveless marriage, shunned by the Royal Family and hounded by a relentless press.… more

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Christmas shopping, and festive markets

Fortnum & Mason is the closest that a shop ever gets to being a 5-star hotel. The staff dresses up in red tails and shin… more

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House of Commons -- Public Gallery

Apparently the best things in life are free. That's what they say, anyway (the people with money). But in this case it h… more

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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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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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Dismounting Ceremony (or Four O'Clock Parade)

You've done Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace... posed for a photo outside Horse Guards... seen the Ceremony of th… 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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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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