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Weekend Tourist: Apsley House & Wellington Arch

October 10, 2016 , 0 Comments

I can’t count the number of times that I’ve sat on a bus, usually Rt 148, going around the Roundabout at Wellington Arch thinking to myself “Gee, I really should visit Apsley House”.  I grew tired of thinking that so I made the decision to take a visit to both sites over a weekend I…

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London Walks: Piccadilly Circus to Trafalgar Square

June 18, 2016 , 0 Comments

One of my favorite walks that I take visitors on covers a tremendous amount of sights in a short amount of space. The walk winds down from Regent’s Street, through Piccadilly Circus, across Leicester Square, and down to Trafalgar Square. Along the way there are dozens of sights to see including the National Gallery, Nelsons’…

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London Walks: Hyde Park

May 6, 2016 , 0 Comments

One of my resolutions this year is simply to get out and enjoy more of London. I’m hoping to make this a weekly or bi-weekly feature and am catching up from the last two weeks.. but welcome to my new segment: London Walks This first walk was taken on the early May Bank Holiday weekend touring…

England, London, Theater Review, Travels

London Theater Review: The Woman in Black

June 28, 2014 , 0 Comments

The Woman in Black Fortune Theater, London The Woman in Black was launched as a West End show in London since 1987; and it was instantly easy to understand why it has become such a remarkable hit in the West End. Later, in 2012, it was adapted into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe. The current…

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View of the Shard (London)

August 13, 2013 , 0 Comments

The construction of the Shard, Europe’s tallest building, was completed last summer. At that time they opened the top 3 floors as a viewing platform known as the “View of the Shard”. There are many famous viewing platforms across the world – from the Empire State Building in New York and the Sky Tower in…

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Snowing in London

January 21, 2013 , 0 Comments

Snowing in London   There is something magical about snow fall in a city like London. Everyone seems to stop for a moment and enjoy the snow (or share a complaint about the snow) but it does manage to bring people together. We had a beautiful snow storm start on Friday and continue through Sunday…

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Telephone Boxes as Art throughout London

October 11, 2012 , 0 Comments

London’s Summer Art Exhibit: Telephone Boxes Over the course of this summer all throughout London decorated Telephone Boxes were installed in the cities most popular areas and neighborhoods. This unique art exhibit could be found in many corners of London’s neighborhoods and was created to support the charity Childline. The BBC ran a news story…

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London’s Canals

August 5, 2012 , 0 Comments

When one thinks of European Canals the thoughts usually are focused on the Netherlands or Venice, Italy. Prior to moving to London I had rarely associated the concept of Canals with the United Kingdom. However since moving I have received a lesson in the rich history of canals in the United Kingdom; and most recently…

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Night Time in London

July 17, 2012 , 2 Comments

The vibe of a city changes when the sun goes down and the streetlights come on. The experience of viewing a city at night is unique, extraordinary and inspiring. What you enjoyed viewing by day will certainly captivate you in the evening, bathed in shades of gray and gold within the shadows and illumination of…

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Walking through Hyde Park

June 5, 2012 , 0 Comments

I have the pleasure of living just a block away from Hyde Park. I spent this morning walking through the park and learning more about my surroundings. Despite having lived in London and having visited it several times before I don’t remember ever spending much time in Hyde Park. I’d spent a good deal of…

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