Tag Archives: London

London’s ‘Blow Up Bridge’

Around the north side of Regent’s Park in London, between Little Venice and London Zoo, Regent’s Canal glides peacefully though a leafy cutting. Just west of the zoo, the canal passes beneath a bridge carrying Avenue Road into the park. … Continue reading

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The Monument (to the Great Fire of London)

On September 2nd, 1666, over three-quarters of London was burned to the ground in what has become known as the Great Fire of London. The blaze started in the King’s baker’s house in Pudding Lane, not far from the northern … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #18: Bridge

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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London’s Paternoster Square on a Rainy Day

Paternoster Square in the City of London is a great place to take a stroll, perhaps grab a coffee, and enjoy the old and new buildings that surround it. Not least of these is the neighbouring St. Paul’s Cathedral. And … Continue reading

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The Shard, London: Part 2 – The Building

Another thought occurs to Ben. “What did you mean before? When you said that Canary Wharf has the tallest buildings at the moment?” “Ah-ha!” replies his dad. “Well work’s already begun in the City on a new skyscraper officially named … Continue reading

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The Shard, London: Part 1 – The View

The Pride of London is the second instalment in the Jaspa’s Journey collection of travel adventure novels for Kids 8-80. This time around, my friends and I embark on a whirlwind tour of London, attempting to solve the riddles of … Continue reading

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London ABC

With the publication of Jaspa’s Journey 2: The Pride of London scheduled for later this year by Speaking Volumes, we rounded off our Christmas/New Year visit to the UK with a couple of days in London. While heading for Bank … Continue reading

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