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Courtauld Institute

Europe in London: The Courtauld Gallery

The Coutauld Gallery is a lot less well-known than some of the major art galleries in London, such as the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery in Trafalgar Square, Tate Britain on the Thames embankment, near Westminster, and Tate Modern on the south bank of the Thames, across from the main financial district known as […]

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morden hall park

Morden Hall Park, London

During my stay in London in the summer this year I spent a pleasant couple of hours walking around Morden Hall Park, which is located in Morden, in southwest London. The park is just a short drive from better-known Wimbledon. The park is owned by the National Trust, an organization that owns many properties around […]

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Tachbrook Cafe

The view from Pimlico

Last month I visited London for three days as part of a week-long visit to England. Since it was a short visit I wanted to be close to everything on my list of places to see in the city, which was basically the Tate Britain art gallery. Other than that I thought I’d just let […]

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Old Bailey

City of London Walk – June 7, 2013 (Part 1)

The City of London, commonly called “the City,” is London’s main financial and legal district. It is located in an area of the city where the Romans founded the original Londinium trading center in roughly 47 BCE. There are several places in the area where the original Roman walls of the City can be seen, […]

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