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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

This is a tourist trap. Don't get trapped. End of review. It exists for one purpose only: to suck the money out of your… 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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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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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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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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No.15 heritage bus

Have you ever seen one of those No.15 heritage buses they keep running for the bus spotters? I'm on one from the Tower o… more

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Hyde Park

I don't get on very well with the sun. Put it this way: we're not friends. If I'm going to be walking around a park for… more

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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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Gabriel's Wharf

Imagine if a load of old art students had set up their own little village on a windswept bit of rock five miles off the… more

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