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My Photographs: Top 5 Central Park, New York City.

The Mall, May 2007.
When Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux began work on Central Park in the 1860s, the vast area at their disposal was little more than marshland. 434 more words

London's little curious things - Wellington's Horse Mounting Block

I love to discover the curious and little know facts about stuff, but I particularly like to discover them in London (honestly, my head is full of useless facts – just ask my long suffering husband!). 250 more words


3 Must-Know-Facts about Trafalgar Square & Nelson's Column ~ 3 min read

I already talked about how to get to Trafalgar Square, what to see there, what landmarks are in a walking distance and that little but extremely curious fact about the square. 504 more words


Diary - Laura Mulvey, Lynch and a Close Call

Yesterday morning I got up around the usual time but Anna woke up earlier than normal to go into uni. When she’d left, I sat out on the balcony (obviously) typing up my writing, which is an interesting process as I’ve not really read over the text since I wrote it and lots of changes/additions will have to be made. 362 more words


The Model Arts Centre: The Mall, Sligo

While the Northwest is best known for its natural spectacles, its regional capital, Sligo, hosts an important national arts outpost in The Model. Housing The Niland Collection, it was built in 1862 as a Model School, with two modern-day extensions in 2000 and 2010 adding music venues, a visitor centre, and more. 118 more words

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#THTStPark - A Right Royal Stroll

For a nice, easy, 50-ish minute walk that takes in the Royal centre of London this is the walk for you. Starting at St James’s Park you’ll take in Buckingham Palace, Horseguards Parade, St James’s Palace and finally end up in Mayfair via Green Park – what could be better? 1,046 more words


A quick sprint through the history of London marathons

The London Marathon is a great London occasion that showcases the city at its best. The first one was run in 1981 and today’s will be the 36th. 578 more words