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London’s Alleys: Crown Court, EC2

London’s Alleys: Crown Court, EC2

This dead-end of a rather posh looking alley is claimed to have royal connections in medieval times. It shows up initially in medieval London maps as a gap in the row of houses off Cheapside leading to a field behind, called the Crowned Seld. The claim is that the field ...

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London’s Alleys: Queen’s Yard, W1

London’s Alleys: Queen’s Yard, W1

At the top of Tottenham Court Road, this most appropriately named alley was until recently home to the government’s private art collection. Not always though, as it’s an alley that has changed a lot since it was first laid out in the late 1700s when fields were replaced with streets ...

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A whistle stop visit to Prague

A whistle stop visit to Prague

I have never travelled to Eastern Europe and after promising our lovely  au-pair who we loved dearly that we would come and visit him, I booked flights  to Prague from Dublin airport via AerLingus at the end of the summer holidays. I love flying AerLingus, always friendly, no fuss and ...

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Behind Prague’s Locked Doors: Open House Festival 2019

Behind Prague's Locked Doors: Open House Festival 2019

Have you ever wondered what lies behind the walls of Tyršův dům? Do you want to see Nádraží Praha-Bubny from a different angle? Are you up for an adventure in the middle of the city you thought you knew? Then Prague Open House festival is for you! Open House Prague festival will open the ...

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Letting Go – e-flux Architecture – E

Letting Go - e-flux Architecture - E

Nick Axel Your work has always engaged with the dialectic between the abstract and the concrete, the virtual and the actual. In a lot of your early work, for instance, you would reference and translate historical symbols and cultural icons into digital environments; if you are talking about columns, or ...

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Thanksgiving 2019: Whats Open, Closed In NYC

Thanksgiving 2019: Whats Open, Closed In NYC

NEW YORK CITY — Don’t panic. Grocery stores across New York City will remain open on Thanksgiving for you, and all those people just like you, who completely forgot you might need sweet potatoes to make sweet potato pie. And you’ll likely be rushing out into streets that are slightly ...

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