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The first Christmas card
Mike Silve

The First Christmas Card

The First Christmas Card The First Christmas Card Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email In the run up to Christmas you may well be thinking about sending Christmas cards to friends and family. Despite the growth in ecards the traditional Christmas

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Harrods Pet World
Mike Silve

One hump or two?

One hump or two? Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email It was once said that you could buy anything at Harrods from “a pin to an elephant”. Well before 1976 the latter was certainly true. Harrod’s Pet Kingdom was world famous

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BT Tower London
Mike Silve

London’s worst kept secret

London’s worst kept secret Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email Still making an impressive mark on the London skyline is London’s sixth tallest structure – the BT (British Telecom) Tower. Originally known as the Post Office Tower it was built to

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Fireworks behind Big Ben London
Mike Silve

Remember, remember the fifth of November

Remember, remember the fifth of November Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email Bonfire Night has been observed on November 5 for more than 400 years following the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 when 13 conspirators planned to blow up Parliament and kill

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St Clement Danes Church on the Strand London Photo Walks
Mike Silve

Oranges and Lemons

Oranges & Lemons Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email Near the beginning of my North and South Walk we pass the Church of St Clement Danes situated on a traffic island near the Royal Courts of Justice. It has a brass

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HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge, London
Mike Silve

London Hyperlapse Video

London Hyperlapse Video Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email I have to admit I’m a bit of a sucker for a good time-lapse video of London. Time-lapse video is a impressive but relatively simple technique. Place the camera on a stable

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Polar Bear on the Thames, London
Mike Silve

Polar Bears in the Thames

Polar Bears in the Thames Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email On our South Bank walking tour you come to City Hall and look across the river Thames to gaze upon the 11th century fortress that is the White Tower at

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Nelson's spare nose Admiralty Arch London
Mike Silve

Nelson’s Spare Nose

Nelson’s Spare Nose Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on whatsapp Share on email At the start of our Royal Parks walking tour you gaze up at the 18 ft statue of Lord Nelson at the top of his column. A little later as you walk

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