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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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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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Secret Gardens & Hideaways of West London

a guide through the secret gardens and hideaways of west london Continue reading

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The London Olympics

A look at the history of the London Olympics of 1908 and 1948 and how the 2012 games are learning from their previous mistakes. Continue reading

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Verde & Co: an ode to Spitalfields

Harvey Cabaniss, owner of Verde & Co in London’s Spitalfieds, explains the importance of paying the right price for the food you eat. Continue reading

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The Chap Olympiad 2011

With nearly as much Pimms as there was rain, you would be mistaken for thinking that the moods might be dampened a tad. Far from it, for this year’s Olympiad saw the attire as sharp as the cheating was rife. … Continue reading

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The Return of the Pothole Gardener

the return of steve wheen, aka the pothole gardener Continue reading

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