London Life

Saturday Snapshots #229 – The View from the Shard

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   St Paul’s cathedral as seen from the viewing platform of The Shard – London, January 2013

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Saturday Snapshots #208

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 London 2012 Olympic park wildflower meadows – August 2012

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Mirabelle plum & cardamom fool – and my thoughts on the Olympics

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And so after all the highs, lows, drama, medals and excitement of the past two weeks, the London 2012 Summer Olympics finally drew to a close on Sunday night with a much debated but (in my opinion) dazzling closing ceremony and a huge party.  Monday morning we all felt a little dazed I think, but […]

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Saturday Snapshots #206

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ArcelorMittal Orbit – Olympic park, London August 2012

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My London 2012 Olympic weekend (and a punch recipe!)

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  For weeks now, there’s been something in the air here in London (and no, before you ask, I am not referring to clouds or rain!).  There’s been a tangible air of excitement, tinged with annoyance and lightly sprinkled with apprehension.  Every morning, there were more Olympic buses commuting along the Royal Docks towards the […]

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Saturday Snapshots #183

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  The mother ship – Olympic Park, London Feb 2012

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Saturday Snapshots #182

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  Regent’s Canal Reflections – London, January 2008

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