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  1. Pingback: Thames Tunnel tour: Discover the Victorians’ Eighth Wonder of the World | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  2. Pingback: Can lampposts be fashionable? The myth of the Coco Chanel street lights | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  3. Pingback: This train ain’t going nowhere: A visit to London’s lost tube station Aldwych | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  4. Pingback: Christ Church Greyfriars: A little bit of nature amidst the concrete jungle of the City | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  5. Pingback: Who do you sphinx you are? The history behind the camel and sphinx benches on Victoria Embankment | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  6. Pingback: Arthur Sullivan memorial in Embankment Gardens: A racy tribute to a legendary composer | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  7. Pingback: Cleopatra’s Needle: How an Egyptian obelisk ended up by the Thames… and why isn’t it Thutmose’s Needle? | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  8. Pingback: Seen a Dolphin in the Thames? Story behind the lamps on the Thames Embankment | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  9. Pingback: Cardinal’s Wharf: A survivor of 18th century Bankside amidst two London landmarks | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  10. Pingback: Only 311 stairs… climbing The Monument | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  11. Pingback: Revisiting the now-restored Georgian water pump on Cornhill | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  12. Pingback: Derelict beauty: A visit to Caroline Gardens Chapel with Open House London | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  13. Pingback: Step to it: The Duke of Wellington’s mounting stone | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  14. Pingback: A monument to victory, grand park entrance and an upset Duke: History behind the Wellington Arch | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  15. Pingback: Swiss glockenspiel in Leicester Square: The last survivor of the Swiss Centre | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  16. Pingback: Hay’s Galleria: Tea, war and fire – the history behind the Larder of London | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  17. Pingback: St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street – where the tiered wedding cake began! | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  18. Pingback: Temple Bar: The only surviving gateway into the City of London | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  19. Pingback: Step back in time at Dennis Severs’ House in Spitalfields | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  20. Pingback: Rare colour film of bustling London town in 1927 | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  21. Pingback: Winchester Palace ruins: A surviving piece of Medieval London amidst the wharves | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  22. Pingback: Who moved the Thames? York Water Gate at Embankment Gardens | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  23. Pingback: A look inside Battersea Power Station before the developers move in | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  24. Pingback: More than just a traffic island: The history behind Parliament Square | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  25. Pingback: 19 Princelet Street: Step back in history in this unique museum of immigration | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  26. Pingback: Having a gas: The last Webb Patent Sewer lamp in London | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  27. Pingback: The Southbank Lion: A historic big cat looking a bit off colour… | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  28. Pingback: Year Of The Bus: An infographic detailing facts and figures about our iconic red bus | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  29. Pingback: Spirit Of Soho mural: Celebrating the history and characters of Soho | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

  30. Pingback: A hidden garden in the City: The ruins of St Dunstan-in-the-East | Memoirs Of A Metro Girl

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