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Up to the smoke today (London) with a photography minded friend to make the most of “Open London” where some of the buildings in London which are not usually open to the public are open for free.

KN3A0349(2)Unfortunately the queues were terrible – and the weather wasn’t much better with white skies and mist which obscured the views.

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KN3A0483-Edit(2)Untitled_Panorama1-Edit(2)It was great to catch up with my friend and to get the cameras out but a bit of a disappointment as regards seeing new sights of London

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