Just a short walk from London Bridge Hotel, is the ever present reminder to the Great Fire of London – The Monument (built by Christopher Wren, Robert Hooke). The 61 metre column stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill in the City of London. It was built between 1671 and 1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London and to celebrate the rebuilding of the City. Inside The Monument is a winding stair case with 311 carved stone steps – The Challenge – to reach the top – *interesting fact alert* the height of the building is the exact distance between it and the site in Pudding Lane where the fire
Having one of those mornings? You know the ones… you wake up on the wrong side of bed, use hairspray instead of deodorant, lose a shoe in the gap on the underground, find a leaking
London is a city of juxtapositions – the old and new, nature and industry, innovation and tradition. This conundrum of contradictions is beautiful and visually portrayed in this photograph of The London Eye from St James’s Park. Via Magellan PR, a boutique travel PR company.