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1st August, 2014 - Mum car number plate

Thought of mum all the way home and for the rest of the day, after seeing a car driving in front of me with the personalised number plate MUM. 8 more words


Twining's & Once

Twining’s is my favorite brand of British tea, and Elea’s as well. Elea discovered  Twining’s has a tea shop on the Strand in London, and was determined to go. 269 more words

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Writers' London

St. Bride’s is known as the “Wedding Cake Church” for its distinctive Wren spire, but it is also the Journalist’s Church, just off of Fleet St., the traditional home of British newspapers.  292 more words

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Attempted Misdemeanor in London

I didn’t break into a cemetery.

It wasn’t for lack of trying, though. I have long desired to visit Highgate Cemetery, a Victorian graveyard overrun with dark green twists of ivy and derelict stone. 232 more words

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Churchill's London

My favorite view of Big Ben is Churchill’s view:

Just around the corner are Churchill’s War Rooms, incredible underground remnants of a government at work in the midst of war. 222 more words

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#VanGaal arrives at #ManUtd to begin Old Trafford revolution

Louis van Gaal begins work as Manchester United manager today after arriving in Manchester this morning by private jet. The Dutchman was taken to Carrington training ground in a black Chevrolet to take up the reins only four days after guiding Holland to third place at the World Cup in Brazil.  78 more words