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The Story of London

Mayor Boris Johnson today launched a month-long celebration of London, its history, culture, architecture and people. The mayor’s site lists a lot of great events which I am hoping to take advantage of, including a walk this weekend around the … Continue reading

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Walking to Kew

It’s about five miles from our house along the Grand Union Canal system and we’ve done it before. But this time we had a picnic lunch, a hot sunny day and a video camera.  Here’s the resulting experiment. Emphasis on … Continue reading

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Blighted beauty along London’s canal system

There are hundreds of miles of canals in and around London, much of it protected parkland teeming with birds and other critters. I live near the Grand Union Canal Hanwell Locks in West London and had a beautiful two-hour Sunday walk … Continue reading

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