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A Taste of London: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal Heston Blumenthal is so famous that today you just have to mention his christian name and every one knows who he is. The Fat Duck was his stepping stone to fame. Today Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, his restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hyde Park is in the top ten […]

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London’s Remembrance Day Poppies

At 11am on the 11th November 1918 World War 1 officially ended. Since then, this day that was originally known as Armistice Day and later as Remembrance Day, remembers those that lost their lives for their countries. Parades and wreath laying ceremonies take place with most of the country stopping at 11am for one or […]

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A Walk along London’s Regents Canal

On a perfect summer’s day in London we headed to Little Venice to walk along Regents Canal. I have been meaning to take this walk for quite a few years now and on our recent trip to London, the timing was right! Little Venice is an area in the suburb of Maiden Vale where the […]

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Summer in London

It’s been a while since I’ve spent time in London in summer. When the sun’s shining London puts on a whole new face. The first thing I noticed were the flowers…petunias everywhere including the lamp posts. It’s bright, cheerful and welcoming…what a shame we are only staying a few days this time!       […]

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Eating in London’s East End

Please sir, can I have more! Even though we were in Oliver Twist’s territory, these words were definitely not uttered on our Eating London Food Tour! From one gourmet stop to another, Nicole from Eating London led us through the back streets of this fascinating area of London that she now calls home, all the time […]

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