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On The Paddington Trail in London

To promote the new Paddington bear movie being released (in the UK at least) at the end of the week, there are 50 statues of Paddington bears designed by artists, designers and celebrities sprinkled throughout London. 631 more words

United Kingdom

Circle Line Pub Crawl - London

How to do the Circle Line Pub Crawl in London

By braniac for ehow.com
(pictures and links added by awanderlustgirl)

Probably one of London’s most (in)famous pub crawls is the Circle Line Pub Crawl. 1,637 more words

Europe

View from the London Eye!

The London Eye! What a great way to see the city from a different angle.
Unfortunately, my cameras battery died, so all I was left with was an IPad, which i used to take these photos. 10 more words

Travel

10 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in London

Afternoon tea has been an English pastime since the early 1800′s. When visiting London, you must stop in for a “spot of tea” and dine on delicious scones, finger sandwiches and decadent desserts! 946 more words

Europe

Interest in the Base Rate

Ah, the whole debate on what the base rate should be!  Quite the hot topic in economics, and politics, at the moment with the Bank of England opting for retaining the base rate at the historic low of 0.5% but, in a surprise move that caused a 0.20% rise in the sterling against USD, last week the vote came out at 7 to 2 which differs from the recent norm of 9 to 0.  610 more words

Economics