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About londoninsight

A compassionate photographer working to better her understanding of her town, her village, London.

The Foreign Office

Inside Whitehall’s Foreign Office, London. Continue reading

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TONY CONIGLIARO on the science of good taste

A brief look at the genius of London mixologist maestro Tony Conigliaro Continue reading

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Isabella Plantation in full blooming glory.

Following on from last year’s secret gardens series, ( West, Central & East, North and South regions of London) I have fulfilled a promise to myself by returning to the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park (see ‘West‘ for the previous Isabella story), … Continue reading

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A visual history of the London Skyline

1550 [Anton van den Wyngaerde] 1569 [Joris Hoefnagel] 1616 [Claes van Visscher] 1650 [Mattheus Merian] 1647-77 [Wenceslaus Hollar] 1700 [Frederick de Wit] 1774 [Samuel & Nathaniel Buck] 1806-7 [The Rhinebeck’ Panorama – artist unknown]   1865 1877 [Henry Dawson] 1900 … Continue reading

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30 St Mary Axe: the making of a London icon

A rare glimpse inside Norman Foster’s 30 St Mary Axe – a London icon in the making. Continue reading

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PADDOCK: Cabinet War Room 2

A rare and extensive glimpse inside the Paddock Cabinet War Room 2, Dollis Hill, London. Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank Art Collection

“Art builds. Art questions. Art transcends borders. Art works.”­ (A philosophy by Deutsche Bank) [Turning the World Upside Down III’, 1996 by Anish Kapoor and ‘Biotin-Maleimide’, 1995 by Damien Hirst] ‘Diversity’, – it’s a word frequently used by Deutsche Bank … Continue reading

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