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Leadenhall Market

This place reminds me of Christmas. Sometimes I come in here just for a look, just to have a stroll through somewhere i… 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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Nelson's Column

I read in a book that Hitler planned to uproot Nelson's Column and transport it back to Berlin after he beat us in World… more

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London Transport Museum

I'm always a bit embarrassed when I come to the London Transport Museum because in my head I imagine that it's full of t… more

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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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Kensington Gardens

I always think of Hyde Park as stretching all the way from Park Lane to Kensington Palace, but it actually stops at the… 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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Camden Town

I'm too old for Camden. You have to be under thirty and come here for the pubs and clubs and loud banging and clanging m… more

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Design Museum

I'll be honest: I didn't much like the old Design Museum when they had it by Butler's Wharf, but at least it had one goo… more

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Dr. Johnson's House

If you flick through a few London guidebooks then it won't be long before you find the phrase "If you're tired of L… more

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