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Archive for July, 2012

What with the Games, the suddenly glorious weather and a spruced-up city, London has never looked quite so fabulous. Here’s our top five most iconic London designs, without which our city just wouldn’t be the same.

1: The London black cab

New York may have its tooting yellow taxi, but arguably there is something inherently classic in the sleek design of the Hackney Carriage. The prestige of having to pass The Knowledge to become a black cab driver, the joy in seeing that bright orange …

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Brimming with thousands of the world’s top athletes, as East Village plays host to our first round of inhabitants, we thought it appropriate to pull together some of our favourite bites of conversation from the twittersphere recently.

So, what have the athletes made of the Village so far?

Well, Olympic tennis player, Sabine Lisicki, seemed pretty bowled over upon first impressions, tweeting this rather fetching picture of a stunning view from East Village:

Archer Alison Williamson also tweeted a great …

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London was plunged into a tropical haze this week, as temperatures tipped the 30C mark throughout the UK.

With the mercury scaling such exotic heights, it’s fair to say lunch breaks, evenings and everything in between, took on new leisurely dimensions, as giddy Londoners finally donned their summer outfits and revelled in the heat.

As is normally the case though, this subterranean bliss doesn’t often last long, so it is under grey skies today that we have chosen to celebrate this week of beautiful weather with your best pictures of …

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You may well have glimpsed our recent London Living article, covering the best of this summer’s popups in London. 

If you thought the popups we charted were cool, you should definitely take the time to visit Stratford’s brand new Global Feast: Around the World in 20 Nights.

Familiar readers of our blog will know that we are big fans of the supper club invention! Always hungry for something new popping up in our …

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