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Queen's Gallery

The Queen certainly does have a lot of nice knick-knacks. She's got so many of them, in fact, that she's run out of room… 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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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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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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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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Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace

This is what the final five minutes of Armageddon is going to be like, with everyone crushed up against the Pearly Gates… more

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Guards' Museum

While I'm standing here waiting for the Guards' Museum to open a little old lady has walked up with a load of tatty plas… 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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Threadneedles

Somebody needs to totally revamp the hotel rating system in London because if the Andaz can call itself a five then this… more

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Museum of London

The Museum of London spans a few thousand years of the city's history, from dinos and rhinos to cider winos sitting on t… more

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