The Mini motor car. The red telephone box. The London Underground map. And, of course, the extraordinary bridges and engineering feats of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. From the dawn of the Industrial Revolution right through to the dawn of the 21st Century, Britain has been at the forefront of the best … Continue reading
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Hands up who, when thinking about maths, immediately dismisses it as dry and complex? If that’s you; don’t worry, you’re certainly not the only one. But a new exhibition space at the world-renowned Science Museum in London’s Kensington aims to radically challenge that opinion. ‘Mathematics: The David and Claudia Harding … Continue reading
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If you’re a frequent flyer it’s likely you’ll have faced a delay at some stage and an inevitably impromptu lay-over at an airport. And quite frankly, it’s not surprising; flight delays are something that we’re all going to have to get used to, as it looks like they’ll only increase … Continue reading
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Let’s be honest, if you’ve always wanted to make a dream getaway, but you’re waiting on other people to go with you, you may end up going nowhere. The question you may have to ask yourself then is are you prepared to travel on your own to get to that … Continue reading
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Many visitors to the UK – and London in particular – are equally as charmed, delighted and fascinated by Wimbledon; that is, the All-England Tennis Championships that take place at the Wimbledon tennis complex. And did you know that you don’t need to visit the UK capital in June, when … Continue reading
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Long beloved by families throughout the world, Kensington Gardens is a beautiful, charismatic sanctuary of nature and scenery at the western end of the enormous expanse of Hyde Park, right in the centre of London. Jam-packed full of family-friendly flora and fauna, it also boasts a handful of unmissable and … Continue reading
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Every country has its particular customs and cultural norms and, don’t doubt it for a second, Britain is no different. Anglophiles will be well aware that it’s a nation known – and, now and again – teased for its ‘stiff upper lip’ reputation and umbrella-carrying gentlemen. How true that actually … Continue reading
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Famed for its world renowned and terrifically varied market, Notting Hill is one of the most fashionable areas of London, a hugely aspirational district of the city that attracts flocks of tourists keen to check out the style and vibe of this small but very widely known slice of the … Continue reading
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Should you be visiting London sometime soon, you’ll no doubt be seeking elegant and comfortable accommodation. Any of these four hotels may be just what you’re looking for…
London Premier Notting Hill (5-7 Prince’s Square, London W2 4NP)
Spread over three Victorian townhouses in the affluent and esteemed area of … Continue reading
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It might be argued good customer service is a dying art. With the rise of the Internet and self-service, people are buying less in actual physical locations and interacting less with retail staff. In fact, a recent post at the Harvard Business Review Blog Network even reckons that now a … Continue reading
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