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Browsing Archive: April, 2016

Cats in London

Posted by London Guided Walks on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, In : Quirky 

We British pride ourselves on being animal lovers. One of the most unpredictable of our furry friends are cats.
There are a number of cats represented and remembered in the streets of London. Keep your eyes open when you're out and about.

 


In the SW corner of Queen Square, Bloombury is Sam. Very little is known about Sam. His curious sculpture was unveiled in 1997 in honour of Patricia Penn (1914 – 1992) who was a local resident who had been very active in the area.

Outside the Savoy H...

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Snowflake Gelato in Soho

Posted by London Guided Walks on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, In : Eating 
We are really quite spoilt for choice when it comes to quality ice cream in London.

Now the weather is warming up a bit I have been asked after our A Nosey Around Soho walking tour where to get good ice cream in Soho. Snowflake Gelato is my first response. It's hand made daily in store using natural ingredients, organic Jersey milk and cream and is suitable for vegetarians. 

Snowflake Gelato flavours include: Almond,
 Amarena, Amaretto, Banana, Biscotto, Caramel, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Coconut, Co...
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Sunset Boulevard with Glenn Close

Posted by London Guided Walks on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, In : Theatre 

Glenn Close reprises her Tong Award-winning role as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum. This was something of a treat as I was only a teenager when I was introduced to one of the lesser-known musicals of Andrew Lloyd Webber. The semi-staged performance was a contrast to the opulent surrounding of the London Coliseum. 

The 48-strong onstage orchestra was beautifully conducted by Michael Reed whose splendiferous sound feels like ...


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