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Starting my first day of 2015

Nothing much can do on the new year day. We were late to the New Year Parade, only able to watch a few of performances. … 26 more words


Why is Air Pollution in London's Oxford Street so Bad?

One of the busiest roads in the City of Westminster and an ever-popular destination for shoppers and tourists alike, London’s Oxford Street has breached its legal limit for air pollution per annum in just the first four days of this year. 463 more words

Air Quality

Behind the Brands - Selfridges

Selfridges is the high end department store dominating Oxford Street in London and for nearly one hundred years stood alone as the only department store in the world to bear that name, quite a surprise for one of the most instantly recognisable brand names in the world of retailing. 577 more words

Albert Jack


When you don’t have a companion to take a photo of, even though you think it’s a good scene for a photo.


Paddington Bear Trail, London.

Last month Damien and I ventured up to London to go to Winter Wonderland for the second time and stumbled upon a few sculptures from the Paddington Bear Trail on Oxford Street. 73 more words


8 structures from the London that never was – 7. Selfridges' Tower...

Selfridges’ flagship Oxford Street store has been an institution for more than a century.

Credited as being the second biggest store in the UK, the now Grade II-listed neo-Classical premises was opened in 1909. 191 more words

Twentieth Century

London, England

The last thing I remember mum telling me before I arrived in London was, “Now, be careful because the exchange rate from Australian dollars to British pounds is really bad, so everything you buy over there will be pretty much double” but let me tell you about my first night in London. 824 more words