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Greenwich - Where East meets West.

As one of the boroughs that make up the Docklands area, Greenwich means a lot of things to a lot of different people. However, what makes it truly special is that it’s known throughout the world without many even realising it, most likely as a Greenwich Mean Time, but how exactly did the borough become a by-word for time and space? 441 more words


"You are not stuck in traffic. You ARE traffic."*...

We’ve used 2016 information on population. There are now at least 3.8 billion people living inside the highlighted circle, and that’s not even including the tally from countries that are partially in the circle like Pakistan or Russia.

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Saving Lives with Clocks and Telescopes

From the physics lab in Manchester where the atom was first split, to the hut in Gloucestershire where Edward Jenner developed the first vaccine. England’s historic places are a hotbed of innovation.  1,074 more words

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How I Spent A Day in Greenwich

Travel is about embracing the unexpected and trying new things. Although I stayed in an Airbnb in Greenwich for part of my London trip in April/May,  I didn’t actually explore the area until my final day. 367 more words


Presenter Network Conference, Greenwich

As many of you already know the Royal Observatory Greenwich, run a Presenter Network: http://www.rmg.co.uk/work-services/what-we-do/learning-partnerships/presenter-network-conference

This September they will be running their very first Presenter Network Conference – HOORAY! 31 more words

Royal Museums in Greenwich # 1

When visiting London and you want some respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, I highly recommend a trip out to the Royal Borough of Greenwich, commonly referred to as simply Greenwich. 1,254 more words


London Take Two: Day 7 – May 29, 2017

When I rolled my suitcase off my plane a week ago and made my way towards the Tube, full of happy anticipation for what lay ahead of me, I knew that it would feel like no time at all had passed before I had to do it again, this time headed the other direction. 417 more words

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