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May You Live in Interesting Times

“Venice? With the kids? Have you lost it completely?” was the average response we received from anyone we told about our intention to spend the long weekend in the City of Canals . Nonethless, the Venice Art Biennale comes once every two years, and it’s been six years since the Londoners have been here last (when the little-big Londoner was still a bun in the oven). Plus, we were finally able to book a reward flight for free – so what’s there to lose? (Spoiler: A lot of back-aches…) The Londoners pack up half a house, three kids and a…

20 miles River Lea
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To The CITY via River Lea

The problem with Facebook groups is that there are too many of them. Finding a group of serious people is hard, finding one that wants to actually meet up outside the virtual world is even harder! The Londoner has found such one: Rides on Bromptons: London Brompton Club Group is a set of wonderful people who meet up in the UK and do what they like to do best: Ride. On Bromptons. Mainly. But when a beginners’ route, closer to London track is needed, the Londoner picks up the riding glove himself with this 20 mile River Lea navigation all…

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London Time: London on a Brompton – 20K

As promised, the Londoner is taking off his gloves, or rather puts on his riding gloves and, equipped with his Brompton Bike, will take you on a more challenging tour of London. No more changing of the guard at Buckingham, Big Ben, Madame Tussauds or The Big Red Bus. Join the Londoner for a circular ride that starts at King’s Cross, continues along the Canal, Little Venice and Hyde Park on CS3. Then, back through the City and Bloomsbury – estimated distance: 20K (about 12.5 miles), And we’re off…   Brompton ? What’s all the fuss about? So if you…