Monthly Archives: April 2013

London Tube closures for weekend of 25-26 April 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Most of the closures are on the western side of the city – Bakerloo beyond Queen’s Park on Sunday, Circle and Hammersmith/City between Baker St and Hammersmith all weekend. Parts … Continue reading

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UK news roundup – April 2013 – field trips, dogs and surcharges

From the London Independent. March/April 2013. A list of ten architecture walks from London to Glasgow and beyond. Ten of the best flea markets around Britain. Mind you, most flea markets in the US are weekly affairs at the very … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 20-21 April 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Farringdon station is closed to all 3 Tube lines – Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith/City on Sunday. Portions of the Circle and Hammersmith/City lines are closed on Saturday only. The non-Heathrow … Continue reading

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Pickpockets at the Louvre

From France 24. Staff walked off the job at the Louvre to protest rising number of cases of pickpocketing at the museum. The place was forced to close for the day. An increased police presence has been put in place. … Continue reading

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More April 2013 news from Europe

From France 24. The Gates of Hell have been dug up in Turkey (not a government building – it’s an archaeological site). From London Independent. This event was linked to in a previous blog post. Ruminations on the reopening of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum … Continue reading

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Keep it real at the Real Food market on South Bank…

Originally posted on londonmunchies:
Having just flown back from a week in the south of France where the weather was blissful to temperatures below zero in the UK two weeks ago, I was badly in need of some cheering up.  I…

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London Tube closures for weekend of 13-14 April 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Farringdon station is closed to all 3 Tube lines – Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith/City. Portions of the District line and non-Heathrow Piccadilly segment are shut, as well as the Northern … Continue reading

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London Tube closures for weekend of 6-7 April 2013

Here are the scheduled Tube system repairs for this weekend. Edgware Rd station on the Bakerloo line is closed just on the Saturday; only a few other outages – Piccadilly extension which should not impact Heathrow service, the Northern line … Continue reading

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Dutch and other European news March/April 2013

From Dutch News and BBC. Two big art museums in Amsterdam are sue to reopen after long closures. One is the Rijksmuseum, home of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch, among many other masterpieces. It will reopen on 13 April. Also, the … Continue reading

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