Tower Bridge is often mistaken for London Bridge. The popular urban legend of Mr. McCulloch who purchased London Bridge and sent it to Arizona mistaking it for Tower Bridge has been debunked. I guess people will believe whatever they want to believe and I’ll leave it at that. The architecture is amazing. In October 1884, Horace Jones,… Continue reading The Darker Side of Tower Bridge
The guardians of the Tower ‘If the ravens leave the Tower, the kingdom will fall…’ Legend of the ravens Legend says that the kingdom and the Tower will fall if the six resident ravens ever leave the fortress. It was Charles II, according to the stories, who first insisted that the ravens of the Tower… Continue reading The Guardians of the Tower
We visited the Tower Bridge and walked across the spectacular glass floor across the high-level Walkways. A stunning and slightly unnerving view of London life, from 42 metres above the River Thames! The Walkways also offer stunning panoramic views of London for those too jittery to look below. Looking down we spied red London buses whizzing over the… Continue reading Tower Bridge Glass Walkway
10″ Gone…to a very worthy cause. If you didn’t already know, the Little Princess Trust provide real hair wigs for children suffering from hair loss. Will you?
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The Iraqi-born British Architect Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE (1950-2016) has died aged 65, in Miami, Florida. Earlier this year she became the first sole woman to receive the RIBA Royal Gold Medal at a ceremony in London.
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This exciting funding structure stacks up to blow double dips and structured debt out of the water. It is as close as you’ll get to poetry in motion, legally speaking. This structure comes from impoverished villagers in Guatemala seeking to lift their lives away from the daily grind of…
Words don’t do this picture justice. Artists are always trying to perfect things but you just can’t beat nature and here is a perfect example of exquisite beauty that fills me with inspiration and awe. Best enjoyed with a few glasses of port….or whatever you fancy.