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27th November 2016: East London canals walk

On this greyish day we explored the canals network by walking a circuit from Limehouse. Starting off along the very straight Limehouse Cut we paused for coffee at Three Mills, where Father Christmas and elves were waiting to draw us in to a Christmas Fair. 58 more words


Take a brek from Christmas shopping

Fancy a break from the pre-Yuletide rush? AutoScots will attend the ARRG brekkie meet at Cafe Razelle on Sunday (Dec 4). Starting time has been restored to the customary 10am. 45 more words

Olympic Park

Last weekend on a beautiful fall day, Domingos and I decided to check out Olympic Park, where the 1988 Olympics took place. The park was actually built in 1986 for the 1986 Asian Games as well as the 1988 Seoul Olympics. 221 more words


Beijing, China- Love Hate Relationship with this city....

Pinggg…I get a message as soon as I entered home after a gruelling day at work. Please let it not be another early morning meeting (which to be honest was rare in my office, but was happening for the last few days very regularly). 4,655 more words


On top of the world: a view from Canada's tallest crane at Montreal's Olympic Stadium

If the idea of climbing up a 600-rung ladder makes your knees buckle, controlling the crane at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium may not be the job for you. 344 more words


Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

East London is historically a poorer area of London, because of the direction of wind blowing dust and air pollution into the area. Inevitably this means that areas like Aldgate and Bethnal Green are populated with the less well off groups of people. 633 more words

B&W Foto Challenge: Things Made of Plastic

White plastic swan boats sunning themselves on the banks of the River Lea – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, East London :-)

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