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A River Runs Through It

June 11, 2018 - Rivers, I think, are an essential part of great cities. Centuries ago, I suppose, they provided water and fish to primit...
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The Diversity of London

August 23, 2012 - Okay. I know this is not news. But London has become a very diverse city. It's been ten days since I left the site of t...
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Out of the Medals in the Olympic Pub Crawl

August 12, 2012 - The news is bleak from the 2012 London Olympic Pub Crawl. Team USA failed to get the gold. Team USA was out of the medal...
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Mama Mia Syndrome in the West End

August 09, 2012 - I will not be the first to observe that the theatre is one of the glories of London. It has been since Shakespeare’s tim...
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How I Created Art at the Tate Modern

August 08, 2012 - London is like a citywide Wi-Fi hotspot for culture. It’s so easy to get connected. For instance, when I got here I didn...
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The British Museum Violates Rule Three

August 07, 2012 - The British Museum, storehouse of centuries of imperial booty, is only a few blocks from my hotel in London. Since I had...
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Waving and Wearing the Flag

August 05, 2012 - Normally, I am not a fan of flag waving at the Olympic Games. It’s a source of some embarrassment to me that American at...
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Gold to London for Logistics

August 03, 2012 - Prior to the Olympics, the forecasts were frightening. I'm not talking about the weather here. I'm talking about logisti...
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A Kind Word for Ugly Carbuncles

August 03, 2012 - Londoners like to argue about architecture. No sooner does someone build a glass tower near the historic core of the cit...
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Frustrating Evening for Olympic Photography

August 02, 2012 - After Day Six of the Games of the XXX Olympiad, I have to report that Henri Cartier-Bresson still holds the gold medal a...
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This Is London?

August 01, 2012 - In the depths of the Second World War, radio journalist Edward R. Murrow used to open a microphone as German bombs and r...
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