Category Archives: Sightseeing

Ólafur Arnalds

Yesterday I went to see Ólafur Arnalds for a third time, which is beginning to creep towards the most-seen band total set by my current record holder 65daysofstatic. It was an enjoyable, moving evening of neo-classical music for the piano … Continue reading

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National Maritime Museum

Today I visited the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Despite the stunning location and the close location of the excellent Royal Observatory it was seriously disappointing. The Maritime Museum was one of those museums which despite being huge didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Hunterian Museum

On Saturday I visited, among other places, the Hunterian Museum. It’s free to get into and contains some of the comparative anatomical collection of John Hunter. Located at Lincoln’s Inn Field near the John Soane museum I’d really recommend combining … Continue reading

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A modern art experience

There are several artistic mediums to date which I’ve always been a little embarassed not to appreciate: art and poetry. I like the Shakespeare pieces I’ve read (and have plenty more on my Kindle) so the latter isn’t a complete … Continue reading

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Things that still freak me out about London

On my run tonight I saw something quite startling.. up in the sky there was a star! I haven’t seen a star up in the sky in London for quite some time and this got me thinking about other things … Continue reading

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New Year Fireworks

Finally for today I thought I’d share with you how the New Year Fireworks on embankment went! My sister and I arrived at Embankment tube station around 7:15 having been advised to turn up at half 7. We’d come well … Continue reading

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Lord Ashcroft Gallery

Today I visited the Imperial War Museum for the Ashcroft Gallery exhibit on Victoria and George Cross stories. Whilst I also looked around the rest of the museum it’s perhaps better to concentrate on just the one gallery. An entire … Continue reading

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