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Things to do in London

Thoughts on spending £17 to ride the train at the Postal Museum

I love a niche museum. The high point for me had to be the Paris Sewers Museum, just down the road from the Musee de L’Orangerie – yes I recommend it, and no I would not have gone if Dad had not taken me there on the false pretence of getting coffee. Anyway, talking niche […]

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Imperial War Museum

When you first arrive in London there is a mental tick list of famous museums that you are vaguely aware of. The V&A, the Natural History Museum & the Tate are all on there, and given the right rainy day and lack of hangover there is a chance you might even visit. The one that isn’t often […]

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Travel

I like big planes and I can not lie

I am a self confessed train dork, but turns out I am a plane dork as well (as long as I don’t actually have to fly in the bastards I find them really interesting). So I was amped to hear about MOTATs new aviation display hall. Last time I visited it was just an old hanger […]

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Runawaykiwi: a Doctor Who adventure

I think what people my age are meant to do when they take a day off work is: A) exist in a hungover malaise B) fly to/from some fabulous destination C) attend an annoyingly weekday wedding The answer is not D) take the tube to West Ham to go to the Doctor Who museum. Never […]

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Street art and galleries in London
The Runawaykiwi Empire
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Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

The centrepiece exhibitions at the British Museum tend to be the hottest ticket in town. True to form Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum was sold out months before the first patron had even walked through the door. Hence why it took me till August to take a look for myself, but as soon […]

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Museum of London Docklands … Romans, Sugar and sea fortresses

I had put off going to the Museum of London Docklands for quite some time because of the terrible terrible time I had the its sister site, the Museum of London, where they tried to cover too much and couldn’t capture my interest with anything. But since I had a couple of hours to kill […]

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