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Message 1293194 - Posted: 9 Oct 2012, 13:38:34 UTC

For 5 years from 1975 to 1980 I walked up and down the Burlington Arcade to get to and from my office. Those guys are just a fantastic reminder of what tradition is all about. Just as important as the Beefeaters at the Tower of London I would say.

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Message 1293204 - Posted: 9 Oct 2012, 14:18:41 UTC - in response to Message 1293194.

Already seen it. Could easily give those guys a run for their money. Yet to see fit healthy security/police officers.
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Message 1293443 - Posted: 10 Oct 2012, 11:24:34 UTC - in response to Message 1293194.

Just as important as the Beefeaters at the Tower of London I would say.



And the Beatles!
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Message 1293460 - Posted: 10 Oct 2012, 13:43:31 UTC - in response to Message 1293443.

Just as important as the Beefeaters at the Tower of London I would say.



And the Beatles!

And Stonehenge...
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Message 1293491 - Posted: 10 Oct 2012, 16:10:24 UTC

Fosters and Steak.

But without my friends there it wouldn`t mean that much to me.

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Message 1293931 - Posted: 11 Oct 2012, 21:04:16 UTC

Means a lot to us Mike!

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Message 1294677 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 9:48:54 UTC

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Message 1294680 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 9:52:20 UTC - in response to Message 1294677.


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Message 1294689 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 10:23:39 UTC

I went to a Wilco concert in London, had a fun time there. I especially like the cabs!
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Message 1294764 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 13:09:22 UTC

I like the tube very much.

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Message 1294769 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 13:16:50 UTC

London is a great City and has much to offer in its own style. I haven't seen the half of it and I've lived here all my life! Black cabs, the tube (underground), Intercity trains, we do OK. London pubs are a legend. Any Setizen setting foot over here will get bought a pint from me. If you can't manage warm real ale, we'll find a cold Fosters somewhere :-) Or a Landlord if you want to venture a bit farther afield.





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Message 1294770 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 13:17:19 UTC - in response to Message 1294764.

I like the tube very much.


Same here, but it could do with a jolly good cleanup & new stock...they're still running the C69's & A59/60's which are in a shabby condition.
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Message 1294815 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 15:38:11 UTC - in response to Message 1294769.

London is a great City and has much to offer in its own style. I haven't seen the half of it and I've lived here all my life! Black cabs, the tube (underground), Intercity trains, we do OK. London pubs are a legend. Any Setizen setting foot over here will get bought a pint from me. If you can't manage warm real ale, we'll find a cold Fosters somewhere :-) Or a Landlord if you want to venture a bit farther afield.






I do miss the pubs. When we eventually make it back for a visit I expect us to meet up again in one of those pubs!
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Message 1294862 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 17:03:31 UTC

I do miss the pubs. When we eventually make it back for a visit I expect us to meet up again in one of those pubs!

You got it Es, no prob, just say when, we'll be there, promise. And make sure you bring that reprobate Hev with you, wouldn't be the same otherwise. Hope the BF is a bit more than the BF by then ;-))



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Message 1294872 - Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 17:25:06 UTC - in response to Message 1294862.
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I do miss the pubs. When we eventually make it back for a visit I expect us to meet up again in one of those pubs!

You got it Es, no prob, just say when, we'll be there, promise. And make sure you bring that reprobate Hev with you, wouldn't be the same otherwise. Hope the BF is a bit more than the BF by then ;-))




London sounds totally Tubular Chris... :)

Oh and that's a good thing too.
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Message 1295073 - Posted: 14 Oct 2012, 6:20:40 UTC - in response to Message 1294862.

I do miss the pubs. When we eventually make it back for a visit I expect us to meet up again in one of those pubs!

You got it Es, no prob, just say when, we'll be there, promise. And make sure you bring that reprobate Hev with you, wouldn't be the same otherwise. Hope the BF is a bit more than the BF by then ;-))




Chris, the BF and I have been living together for over 2 years now and are raising 3 kids between us. You know I've never cared much about marriage, but he keeps dropping hints and giving me puppy dog looks whenever weddings come on TV. If I do give in and agree to tie the knot you shall be one of the first to know. I promise. :D

I do however intend to take him to London to show him around at some point and introduce him to some of the crazy seti people from that website that I have his computer crunching for. London as a tourist would be fun I think.

We went to by a fancy charm bracelet for myself the other day and he pointed out a London bus charm for it. I had to explain to him and the shop assistant that I'd had some bad experiences on London buses and am not sure I wanted a constant reminder on a bracelet!

So a useful tip to visitors to London, don't sit upstairs at the back if you can help it. You are probably ok in the centre of London, but anywhere else you are likely to come across people doing unpleasant things there.
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Message 1295078 - Posted: 14 Oct 2012, 6:41:31 UTC


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Message 1295079 - Posted: 14 Oct 2012, 6:48:13 UTC

As one who lived in London for thirty odd years I can truthfully say that my favourite London road sign is:


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Message 1295136 - Posted: 14 Oct 2012, 9:32:25 UTC - in response to Message 1295079.

Nice one....my regular route out...


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Message 1295185 - Posted: 14 Oct 2012, 12:23:32 UTC

Warning - they eat babies north of Watford ;-)))

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