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Highlight: St Paul’s Hotel, Hammersmith


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http://www.stpaulhotel.co.uk

  • The building was originally St. Pauls School and was designed by Alfred Waterhouse in 1884, the architect of the Natural History Museum
  • St. Pauls was the location of the historic meeting of Eisenhower, Montgomery and Winston Churchill to plan the D Day landings
  • The hotel was also the setting of the 1971 film “Melody”, an international cult film about youth and lost love
  • The Melody Restaurant is within walking distance of The Hammersmith Apollo and the Kensington Palace

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London, UK

Do London: Things To Do Near Paddington Station London


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Paddington Station is an easy station to get to from landing at Heathrow Airport. It’s a simple walk to the Heathrow Express and a one-way 40 minute train ride into the heart of London. I always thought it was a great starting point for visitors because this area offers so much, it’s central to many things and it’s very big! This is why I recommend stuff around this area for you to do when you arrive in / visit London. It also comes with a quirky story about Paddington Bear 🙂

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London, UK

Royal Investiture Honouring South African Community Worker


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Royal Investiture Buckingham Palace

I was recently in London for the Royal Investiture at Buckingham Palace! I accompanied Lindsay Ziehl of Yokhuselo Haven for Abused Women in South Africa, who received an MBE for her work in Domestic Violence.

Order of the British Empire

Click here for more information on Royal awards: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_British_Empire

Knight Commander or Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE or DBE) Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)

 

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GREAT BRITAIN, Journal, London

South African In: London


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South African In: London

I’ll never forget when I went to London in 2012 to compete in Top Model UK. What an exciting time in one of the best cities of the world! I was there for a few weeks for the show and stayed in the Hilton Hotel, London Metropole. During my free time, I made sure I dressed warm because it was the middle of winter and it was so chilly outside!

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