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The View from the Shard in the snow, London
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The View from the Shard in the snow, London

So when you book a ticket to the newly opened viewing platform at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building in February, what you’re hoping for is a clear, crisp winter’s day. One with perfect visibility over the whole…

St Pancras station, London
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London’s St Pancras station: Saved by a poet

One of the benefits of spending a lot of time in France this year is the amount of times I’ve passed through one of my favourite London buildings – St Pancras Station. It’s a stunningly ornate Victorian Gothic-style building.…