Charles Dickens

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His Many London Homes

The bi-centenary of Charles Dickens birth falls in 2012. I have long been doing a London sightseeing tour called the 'London of Dickens & Shakespeare' with a little bit of Chaucer thrown into the mix too. The tour travels mainly around Bloomsbury, the City and Southwark, as you would expect, and explores both factual aspects of their lives and the fictional London's of which they wrote.

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Famous Passengers

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Amanda HoldenAngellica BellKeren & Sara of BananaramaDamon AlbarnJarvis CockerKelly HolmesMaurine LipmanNick CaveStephen Fry

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The Great London 'Hackgate' Tour

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The News of the World ‘Hackgate’ scandal is by no means over

At the time of this posting we merely await the next instalment. Time therefore to create a London tour that highlights the hotspots revealed so far. (NB. The word ‘allegedly’ may appear a number of times.)

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An American in London

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Notable US Residents of London

Tens of thousands of Americans live in London today. They follow in the footsteps of many US citizens who, over the past 250 years, have lived or stayed in London.

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An American in London

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The Presidents

Tens of thousands of Americans live in London today. They follow in the footsteps of many US citizens who, over the past 250 years, have lived or stayed in London. Some Americans have gained a more permanent place in the city. This first part of ‘An American in London’ visits seven US Presidents who, in one way or another, have remained in London for rather a long time.

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Westminster Abbey

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Four Weddings and a Coronation

During its one thousand year history, and various royal marriages, only four actual monarchs, or future monarchs, have married at Westminster Abbey. As heir to the throne, Prince William of Wales’s marriage to Kate Middleton in 2011 is the fifth.

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Etiquette & Every Day Use of a London Taxi (Do's & Don'ts, Good Manners & Bad)

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