Flying over the Thames with the Emirates Air Line

The Emirates Air Line, London's only cable car has been open for just over five years and last week was the first time I'd got round to experiencing it first-hand. It was a lovely sunny afternoon with just a hint of a breeze, in fact near-perfect flying conditions. So after lunch I took the DLR... Continue Reading →

Olympic Legacy for London

A beautiful January day in the capital; one for wrapping up warm, enjoying the city bathed in sunlight and the wintry chill hanging in the air... Just east of the city lies our newest green space and legacy of 2012, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which covers over 500 acres of former industrial wasteland, liberally... Continue Reading →

Crystal Palace Dinosaur Park

The dinosaurs of south London have endured a somewhat turbulent history since their creation in 1852 to celebrate the relocation of the Crystal Palace from Hyde Park. Over time they have been overgrown, refurbished, rusted and finally restored in 2007, these amazing sculptures now enjoy Grade 1 listed status.   The park, which is one... Continue Reading →

Railway Royalty

If you go down to Kings Cross today you’re in for a big surprise! There’s something to stop you in your tracks next to Platform 9¾ … Not this time the Hogwarts Express but the Princess (after Princess Alexandra of Denmark); built over 150 years ago in London and now fully restored, this beautiful little... Continue Reading →

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