An educational experience at Kidzania London

As I revealed a few weeks ago, I was recently appointed an ambassador for Kidzania London. It’s a venue my kids love because the experience gives them some independence and they love the idea of earning money.

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The Town Square at Kidzania London.
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Looking east from the London Eye

I present to you here a view from the Coca-Cola London Eye. Broadly speaking, this is a view looking east and what you can see directly in the foreground is construction work going on in the South Bank area of the city.

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A black and view of London as seen from the London Eye, broadly speaking look East. I was astounded at the amount of construction work taking place.

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Seeking out London’s hidden gems #SEhiddengems

We all know London is full of major, family friendly tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. Hidden among its back streets, however, are many hidden gems.

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Helen and I arrive at London Charring Cross station before embarking on a tour of London’s hidden gems.

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Enjoying The View From The Shard

When The Shard was under construction, I would regularly catch the train into London Bridge and look up at the steel and glass monolith with deep suspicion. I couldn’t see how it was going to add to London’s skyline.

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Helen and Izzy at the base of The Shard, just before we went to the viewing platform.

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Dad and daughter visit The Monument in London

The other day I fulfilled a longstanding promise to my daughter, Helen. We travelled up to London for the afternoon and visited The Monument to the Great Fire of London.

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Helen proudly holding the certificate she was given for successfully climbing all 311 steps to the top of The Monument.

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