Tag Archives: The Shard

lovelondonscenes 156 – A walk from Greenwich to London Bridge

Over the past three years, Kath and I and our friends Jon and Maggie have been walking the length of the Thames. Today, in glorious winter sunshine, we filled a little London gap, which just leaves a stretch in Oxfordshire … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (146) – Two great days of sport: Cheltenham, Chelsea v West Ham and England’s Grand Slam

Yes, two great days of sports viewing, with a decent amount of beer and wine drinking thrown in! Sometimes it just has to be done… On Friday, just gone, I took the day off work, with a few friends, to … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 68

The Shard lurking in the mist last week in London. Foreground is by the Thames at Lambeth Bridge.

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lovelondonscenes – 49

I was walking over London Bridge at 9.30 in the morning yesterday, on a day off, to meet friends for breakfast at Roast in Borough Market. The mist was rising from the Thames as the sun started to assert its … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 47

I took this photo with my iPhone through the window from an office on Millbank, near the Tate Britain. I like the layers: the tree, the river, Lambeth Bridge and Palace and then the towers of the City and, of … Continue reading

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The Shard… from Battersea. Miles away and just shows how the bends in the River Thames can be so deceptive.  

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Views from the Shard, London

The Shard is the latest addition to the London skyline, the tallest building by far. You can go to the top now – 72 floors at the max. Costs you £25, which is a bit steep, but it’s worth it. … Continue reading

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