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    Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, the big clock, Tower Bridge, Notting Hill, Oxford Street, Bayswater, Queensway, Selfridges, Piccadilly Circle, Soho, Tottenham Court, Tarfalgar Square, Hyde Park, High Street Kensington, Harrod's, King Street, Biba's, Whiskey' A Go Go, The Arabesque, The BBC, ITV, the London Philarmonica, the Ballet, Covent Garden, Niarchos (London) Ltd., Wembley Stadium, King Street, and Chelsea.

      London is a city where you can find these places and some of these places were my hang out between July 1964 - October 1966. When I was alone and lonely little scrawny kid in London, I used to listen to the Brit's classical music on my record player late at night. Sometimes, I ran out of electricity and I had to put more coins (10p) in the meter. Can you imagine finding coins and meter in the dark!.

      I lived in Queensway-Bayswater most of the time from 65-67.
      At one point, I moved to North of London
      (I think it was W. Finchley) for a few months
      but didn't like the long commute on the underground so
      moved back to Queensway area.
      It was so close to Kensington Garden, Hyde Park
      and Oxford Street for school, work and shopping .

      Oh the good old days... Do you recall Biba's???
      It was in Chelsea I think.
      Have you ever shopped there??
      It didn't have a private room fitting room so every one
      had to take your clothes off and try all the clothes
      right in the corner of the store... LOL

      It was a blend of a Mod and Bohemian look clothings store.
      Prices were real great .... Not sure it is around anymore.
      .although there was a Biba's restaurant in the 70s.
      By the way, some of you may understand it
      when I said Swining London in it's original sense...
      "While 1966 in Britain was the year of the miniskirt,
      the heyday of Swinging London, in which Biba's,
      Kings Road and Carnaby Street decreed outrageous fashions,
      garish colors and the "tramp" look..." *From Swinging London - By: ???
      Remember Twiggy??
      Biba Reminicense Barbara Hulanicki - Biba 60's Central David Bowie's A WEEKLY DIARY :

      'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford'. Samuel Johnson, 1777

  • Europe Yellow Pages:
  • Here's great web site for London tour... Pictures and
    Virtual Londond
  • Victoria Station Inside Look.
  • Virtual Londong
  • Nothingham Victoria Station
  • London Calling What New?

    BBC Website

  • Weather Today London, England Heathrow Airport
  • Travel London: Intacom
  • Buckingham Palace: London Mall
  • London and UK Restaurants: Square Meal.
  • Camelot Practical Guide to London:
  • Guide to London Theatres
  • Upcoming Events
  • Ghost Tours Any One?
  • The world famous wax museum by Madame Tussaud in 1835.
    It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London with over two million visitors a year. There are wax models of all of the famous and infamous people from every walk of life. Kings, queens, many of the US presidents and the latest pop, movie stars from the world of television, film, sport or history. You can have your photograph taken with your favourite personality.
  • Another one of Madame Tussaud's Web Site. Tips and Guides for touring in London
  • St Paul's Cathedral the most famous Church in England
  • HMS Belfast Royal Navy's big gun armoured warships of the Second World War, permanenly moored on the River Thames close to London Bridge and the Tower of London.
  • Lesbian & Gay Guide to London, lesbian & gay pubs, clubs, hotels, and other resources in London.
  • London Dungeon Life-size tableaux depicting superstition, torture and death in spine chilling detail.
  • London Experience provides, all the services the visitor will need.
  • London Hotels and Tourist Information Resource of London Hotel and other Tourist information, including diary of activities, etc.
  • London Mall Tourist Section: a regularly updated catalogue of events and things to do in the UK and more specifically London.
  • London Mall, The Magazine with competitions, tourist information, and editorial. A showcase for UK companies and events.
  • London Now on the Web Quarterly four-page newsletter containing up-to-date information on and about London.
  • London Review W1 for those needing information about london
  • London Theatre Ticket Scalpers and Agents
  • Lonely Planet - Destination: London
  • Portobello Market - Experience the atmosphere, sights and sounds of this outdoor market. You can find anything from any where in the world here at bargain prices.
  • TNT London Guide
  • Tourist's London An irreverent, funny and helpful guide to getting around in London without looking like a total git (British for "dweeb").
  • Tower Bridge Story of the bridge from its conception to the present day.
  • Tower Hill Pageant London Mall, Information and other tourist sites
  • Travel London Online Monthly tourist guide to London.
  • UK OnLine Events, museums, cinema, theatre, clubs, weather, travel and lottery.
  • Virtual Tour of London Places to stay, things to do. Also included lots of useful links on London and the UK.
  • Windsor Castle
  • BBC Website

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