Honestly, you can’t leave him alone for five minutes, without him turning the place upside down.
Don’t look at the eyes !
Well, I suppose the builders were grinning when they said they’d give it whirl. I should have known better really.
Th United Emirates cable car traverses the river Thames in East London between the Royal Victoria Dock and the North Greenwich Peninsula. It can be found on the Standard London Underground Map at sector D8.
Fares, using a Travel Card (show it at the ticket office to get a discount) or Oyster Card (no need to queue at the ticket office) are currently (October 2013) £3.20 per adult and £1.60 per child, each way. It costs a bit more (about 20%) if you buy a boarding pass at the terminal. It makes sense to use a Card as this will also save money on the London Underground and Docklands Light Railway. More Information.
In many cases travel costs are almost halved by using a Pay as You Go “Swipe” Oyster card whilst an all day/week Travel Card can be even less expensive.
Click on for Fare Information.
Click on for Oyster Card and other options information.
BE AWARE: That if you forget to swipe out, when leaving a station, there is a penalty charge and the card may be unusable for a while.
A video of the view shows that although it is partly obstructed by the tall buildings of Canary Wharf and lasts 5-10 minutes (according to time of day), it is nevertheless quite good value for money.
It is used for some commuting to and from work, so it is better to avoid peak times.
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JetLev – Victoria Docks, Canning Town, London, England, UK
To paraphrase from an old film, in reference to wartime sausages.
It’s a mystery to me what they put in these things, and I hope it’s never solved in my lifetime.
22 – 26 AUGUST
VICTORIA PARK, Bow, E9 7DE
Open Thurs 12 – 8pm; Fri and Sat 12 – 9pm; Sun and Mon 12 – 8pm
Future Appearances: http://www.carterssteamfair.co.uk/p/carters-diary.html
Yeah, it durts our dozes, innit
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On 24th July 2013 by Lati.
Places still available at the Linc Summer scheme starting Monday 29th July. For ages 8 – 12 yrs.
If you are interested in registering your child please do call the Linc Centre on 020 7538 5748 to book a place. Lots of activities and trips throughout the 4 week holiday scheme.
The Tower of London is offering a £1 entry fee to residents of Tower Hamlets. You will need an Idea Store Card or Tower Hamlets Leisure Services Card. In addition adults must show proof of identity/residency.
Under 15’s, if accompanied by an adult, do not need either a card or any proofs but are also charged £1.
Tickets cannot be booked in advance therefore, at busy times, it will probably be necessary to queue at the ticket office.
This concession may not have been intended for large parties but, as long as all are residents of Tower Hamlets, I don’t see how they can refuse. Perhaps best to inquire first.
For more information about the offer:- http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerofLondon/educationandcommunity/Towercommunity/TowerHamlets
For contact Information:– http://www.hrp.org.uk/AboutUs/ContactUs/
About the Tower:– http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/
You can enter the competition by creating a caption and putting it into the comments box with a name. Sucessful entries will get published with the name you gave. You may need to click on the title to gain access to the comments box.
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What do you mean adopted ?
Parcel for Mrs Nectar.
Honest officer, I was only doing 30 mph.
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Visualizers produce a graphic effect in time with music being played. That is, a sound to light effect. Most audio players will come complete with a range of visualizers. Others can be downloaded, sometimes free.
The best visualizer used to be called “The Magnetosphere“. It is now only available with the Apple iTune player but the player can be downloaded to a Mac or PC for free. The effect has multiple modes to play with.
You can take a look at the effect using the link below (link replaced because the original is no longer available) :-
Click on “Youtube” (bottom right of screen) to view at Youtube.com. There you will find other visualizers. Some are not free.
To get the best of this visualizer, if you can, connect your computer’s VGA lead (i.e. the one that normally connects to your monitor) between your computer and a large screen TV or projector (You will need a cable that has a plug at both ends). Then use the TV’s or projector’s remote to select PC as the Source. The effect is stunning.
To download iTunes, you can use the following link..
Important Tip: If you already have a folder of music (e.g. you have been using Windows Media Player) then, when iTunes opens, you will need to use menu File/Add to include your music in the iTunes player.
Before you do this, go to Edit/Preferences then the Advanced tab and then uncheck the “Copy files to iTunes media folder when adding”. Otherwise you will have a second copy of music taking up disk space.
If you copy music to your PC, other than using iTunes, it will be necessary to use File/Add again.
To activate the visualizer: