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Old Man Exploring

Monday 29 June, 2015

Baker Street

I was in a hurry, at 11am on a Wednesday morning in summer. I was going somewhere, focused on what lay ahead, when I discovered a tiny, unexpected haven of peace.

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Friday 12 June, 2015

Battersea Power Station

The train eventually pulls out of Victoria, half an hour late and well after 9pm. It stops often, presumably for signals. I look up from my book at one stop and see the gigantic building project that is or was Battersea Power Station, bathed in setting sunlight.

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Friday 12 June, 2015

The Cafe at the Albert Hall

Exhibition Road and the area around it, in Kensington, London has iconic buildings and institutions: the Museums (Victoria and Albert, Natural History and Science), the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal College of Music and Imperial College. It has dozens of embassies and consulates. It has a wealth of elegant town houses and apartments on broad tree-lined streets and has Hyde Park at the top.

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