The Thames Discovery Programme Uncovers The Hidden History Of The Thames

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The Thames Discovery Programme is an archaeological project run by Museum of London Archaeology which aims to promote historical understanding and enjoyment of the river Thames. As part of their initiatives, the group runs guided walks along the Thames foreshore (the areas of land on the riverside that are revealed at low tide) throughout the […]

Cycle Safe In London

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Has all the news of record breaking high temperatures across the globe and natural disasters finally convinced you that global warming is real? Then why not spend more time on two wheels instead of four. You’ll do your part to help alleviate some of the pollution, avoid traffic and improve your health. Cycling London’s vibrant […]

Spa Days In London To Give You A Lift For 2013

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Christmas and the New Year can really take it’s toll – eating and drinking too much, family tensions and more besides can leave you out of sorts for the return to work. To help you recharge your batteries you might want to consider a spa day – these are increasingly popular with both women and men, […]

London North, South, East & West – Where Do The City’s Extremities Lie?

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Have you ever thought about London’s farthest reaches? Where it extends to in the north, how far east it goes, where it’s centre is? If so, I have the answers to those questions – combining some map study and consulting various online and offline resources I can give you the definitive run-down on London’s exact […]

The Upton Park Singing Sensation – ‘One Pound Fish Man’, Muhammad Nazir

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One of the artists currently vying for a Christmas number one in the UK charts is Muhammad Shahid Nazir – known as the ‘1 pound fish man‘, Nazir is a fishmonger who plies his trade at Queen’s Market in Upton Park, just down the street from West Ham football club. The song incorporates the sales […]

An Exploration Of London’s Future Skyline

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Having just received an update on the latest plans for construction on the Southbank, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the skyscrapers that will be appearing on the London skyline in the near future. Let’s start, however, with some information on the latest addition, The Shard. As you know The […]

London Books – Ideal Stocking Fillers For Christmas

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It’s that time of year again when we all wrack our brains to think of suitable gifts to give during the festive season. If you or a loved one are planning a trip to london, or you’re a Londoner who want to delve a little deeper into our history I’d like to suggest some very […]

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