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This is it! I've given up work -retired from the rat race and am about to start on a 10 year adventure, doing all those things I've been meaning to do but never had the time to do them. I've offloaded my responsibilities and it is now my time. So follow my adventures and see whether I actually manage anything!

Thursday, 17 May 2012

The Shard

The Shard is the latest addition to the London skyline. It is not finished yet but you cannot fail to see it as it is now the tallest building in western Europe. It is going to be a mixture of offices, apartments, restaurants and a hotel. There will also be a public viewing gallery which will be the highest in London, allowing views of up to 40 miles. The gallery should open in February 2013. I have already put my name down for a ticket!


  1. Pretty amazing! I am impressed... :-)

  2. Interesting architecture! But knowing human ego... I wonder how long it will last as "tallest in western Europe"? I know of a hotel being built in Benidorm that is also claiming that... ;o)


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