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Engineering music at Tower Bridge

As part of the Totally Thames Festival in September there will be a novel opportunity to see some of Sir William Arrol’s engineering, inside the Tower Bridge bascule chambers, whilst listening to a performance of Iain Chamber’s composition “Bascule Chambers”. 207 more words

The Winner is..

#754: Go for a Single Malt Whisky Tasting.

Okay, let me be honest. I love whisky. As in love, love it. Its liquid gold delivered by angels as far as I am concerned. 1,024 more words


Bascule Wine Bar

My editor over at Chicagoist wanted to meet up IRL (crazy, right?) and get to know each other, so we headed over to Taylor St. to check out a month-old spot called Bascule Wine Bar. 823 more words


Not Tower Bridge but the Tower of London

One of the main tourist sites in London is the Tower of London; unfortunately many people get confused between Tower Bridge (which is a bridge) and the Tower (which is a tower) Tower Bridge took eight years to build, work starting in 1886. 201 more words


Scott Street Bridge, Wincolmlee, Hull - May 2011

Scott Street Bridge, (only the east bank sketched here), now fixed in its raised position permanently, but still a landmark image on the river sides of the Hull. 293 more words

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