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Kew

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All Quiet in London During The Olympics
The Queen’s Jubilee Royal Barge – Gloriana
Kew Gardens
Flightless Birds at Kew Gardens

All Quiet in London During The Olympics

Yesterday was the first full working day of the Olympics in London with commuters and Olympics fans rubbing shoulders on the public transport network. I decided to ignore the warnings and venture out anyway, as the weather forecast was good … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Jubilee Royal Barge – Gloriana

Gloriana Royal Barge Updated The Royal Barge Gloriana was also used spectacularly in 2012 on the day of the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games, carrying the Olympic flame downstream along the Thames towards the Tower of London. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19009236 The … Continue reading

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Kew Gardens

There are many folly buildings at Kew Gardens and yesterday I learned that the person who instigated them had a swivel chair installed inside the little domed colonade at the top of the hill near the lake next to the … Continue reading

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Flightless Birds at Kew Gardens

I’ve bought an annual pass for Kew Gardens this years so I’ll be going more frequently, and for shorter trips. Apart from all the botany and horticulture of course, Kew is also hone to a fair bit of wildlife, some … Continue reading

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