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How To Spend a Rainy London Afternoon

Today I have the incredibly nice (you can take my word for it, I’ve met her in real life) Miranda, from Miranda’s Notebook guest posting on how to best utilise your rainy days in London. Take it away, Miranda!…

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Climbing the O2

For my birthday, one of my treats from Sam was tickets to climb the O2 around sunset.  You’ll have to excuse the subpar quality of photos for this post. You aren’t allowed to bring anything up with you besides…

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Visiting William Hogarth’s House

A little while ago, I spent the day in Chiswick, in west London. It’s probably the part of London that I’m least familiar with, and this was actually my first time in Chiswick itself. Huge error! Chiswick Park is…

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Top of the Shard

The Shard in London is an 87 storey skyscraper. It’s currently the tallest building in Europe. It took nearly 3 years to build and the top deck is a privately owned viewing platform. Several weeks ago, I was lucky…

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is divided into two parts: a private wing where current members of the Royal family live (like Will, Kate and the utterly squeezable George) and the public section. There are 4 separate public sections of Kensington Palace…

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First Live Premier League Game

If you follow me on instagram you’ll see that I attended my first premier league game on Monday night. Sunderland vs Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. (The Crystal Palace grounds.) Now why that game of all games? One, Sam…

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

On Tuesday you saw me visit Westminster Palace during Open House London, and today I’ll show you the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (also called the Foreign Office) from the same trip. (You can see the Open House even page for…

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster aka the Houses of Parliament were open this past weekend as part of Open House London, and I was overjoyed at the opportunity to visit such a pinnacle location from both England’s past and future…